The man who scored a hat trick in England's sole World Cup final win 44 years ago believes that current coach Fabio Capello is a similar sort of leader to Alf Ramsey, his 1966 counterpart.
World Cup 2010
Fabio Capello (AP)
Carlos Alberto Pereira
South African soccer coach Carlos Alberto Parreira (AP)
Welcoming the feast
France and Uruguay play to 0-0 World Cup draw
A match between former World Cup champions produced an opening day dud, with France and Uruguay playing out a 0-0 draw Friday.
Heinze header gives Argentina 1-0 win over Nigeria
Gabriel Heinze’s diving header gave Argentina just enough for a nervous
1-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday in the teams’ World Cup opener.
Tim Cahill in tears after World Cup red card
The first time Tim Cahill ran into Bastian Schweinsteiger he earned a red card. The second time he dissolved into tears.
Buffon: I can recover from back injury in 2 days
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says he can recover from a back problem in time for the Azzurri's next game.
Bless the game
NZealand scores late for 1-1 draw with Slovakia
Winston Reid headed in an injury-time goal Tuesday to give New Zealand a 1-1 draw with Slovakia at the World Cup.
Brazil breaks through North Korean defense to win 2-1
Brazil needed almost an hour to break through the North Korean defense before pulling off a 2-1 win Tuesday, and Didier Drogba and his broken right arm made their debut at this year's World Cup in Ivory Coast's 0-0 draw against Portugal.
Maicon scores crucial goal for Brazil
Maicon's goal from a tight angle in the second half proved the key for Brazil in the 2-1 opening win over North Korea, adding yet another achievement for the right back's already special season.
Ronaldo wins man of match in rough opener
Cristiano Ronaldo showed the best and the worst of his game in Portugal's opening World Cup match against Ivory Coast.
Uruguay beats host 3-0
Suddenly, a World Cup venue fell silent. It took 17 matches, but Diego
Forlan of Uruguay brought the incessant sound of the noisy vuvuzelas to
a stop Wednesday with two goals in a 3-0 rout of hosts South Africa at
Loftus Versfeld stadium.
Spain loses to Switzerland, Uruguay beats hosts
Spain's potent attack couldn't score a goal in an upset loss to
Switzerland, when Uruguay routed South Africa 3-0 to put
the World Cup hosts on the verge of some unwanted history.
Rooney, England aiming to make a mark on World Cup
For all the attention on Wayne Rooney and his bid to break his England goal scoring drought, the focus on Friday's World Cup match against Algeria will almost certainly be on the goalkeepers.
Argentina aims for 3 games, 3 wins at World Cup
Argentina could become the first team at the World Cup to wrap up three victories if it defeats Greece on Tuesday - though a draw would be enough for the twice world champions to advance to the last 16 as Group B winners.
South Korea advances with 2-2 draw against Nigeria
South Korea reached the second round of the World Cup by holding Nigeria to a 2-2 draw in their final group game.
Germany, Ghana both advance at World Cup
Germany beat Ghana 1-0 after a second-half goal from Mesut Oezil to win
Group D and set up a second-round World Cup clash with traditional
Netherlands turns on style, beats Uruguay 3-2
The Netherlands finally turned on the style at the World Cup in South
Africa to reach its third final - and first in 32 years - with a 3-2
victory over Uruguay on Tuesday.
A fan of
Chile's soccer team holds a replica of the World Cup trophy as he
watches the South Africa 2010 World Cup match between Chile and Brazil
on a screen set up in Santiago. Brazil won 3-0 and advanced to the
quarterfinals. AP/Aliosha Marquez
Ronaldo's World Cup ends in a loss for Portugal
While millions tuned in to see some magic from the highly acclaimed
winger, Cristiano Ronaldo didn't really leave a major impression on the World Cup
before Portugal's second-round elimination.
Villa's top of the world; Ronaldo out of World Cup
On this form, David Villa is in contention to replace Cristiano Ronaldo
as Iberia's biggest football star.
Uruguay beats Ghana 4-2 in penalty shootout
Nothing, it seemed, would go in for Ghana. Not the shot kicked away at the goal line. Not the block ruled a
handball an instant later as extra time ticked to a close. Not the
subsequent penalty kick that sure-footed Asamoah Gyan sent bouncing
straight up off the crossbar.
Samba turns somber as top-ranked Brazil ousted
Tears rolled down Paulo Gama's face and his girlfriend sobbed in his
arms as he stared in disbelief at the video screen on Copacabana beach.
Villa continues to shine as Torres falters at WCup
David Villa kept the European champions in World Cup contention, helping
Spain into the semifinals for the first time with a tournament-leading
five goals which have offset Fernando Torres' miserable form.
Forlan fights injury, but devastated by Dutch win
Diego Forlan ignored the pain for
as long as he could, carrying Uruguay on his shoulders and giving
the little nation hope of a most improbable World Cup final berth.