Uruguay's win over Paraguay in the title match ended a disappointing Copa America, a tournament that can do with some format changes, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
Uruguay finished in fourth place, but Diego Forlan has been the MVP of this World Cup.
The Netherlands is a team that believes it can win the World Cup and finally shed its label as a beautiful loser, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The Dutch snapped a long string of World Cup misadventures at last and will return to the World Cup final for the first time since 1978, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
Ghana had a chance to win on a last-second penalty kick but lost to Uruguay in a penalty shootout 4-2, ending Africa's hopes for a semifinalist, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
Groups A and B wrapped up play Monday. Here's how it happened and what its repercussions for the Round of 16 are.