Spain has had a World Cup history of melting down, but this time I believe they are poised to win. Their technical mastery is unparralled at this time. Even Brazil, as skilled as they can be, do not play with the sophistication or tactical awareness of the current Spainish team. Unless totall disaster strikes the squad (Spain) I do not see them losing.
As a proud Englishman my heart says England and I believe we possibly have as good a chance as we have had in recent years, plus for many players it will possibly be their last chance to win an international prize. However my head says Spain will take some beating, and as always the two south American giants of Argentina and Brazil can never be discounted, along with Germany and Italy and possibly France. Also South Africa as the hosts can't be discounted. However, if I had to choose one team I would say Spain followed by Brazil, England, Germany and for some reason I feel America are in with a chance.
Australia will beat England (hehe! and ouch!!) in the semi finals 3-1.
Brazil and Germany will be tied 2-2 after full time in the other semi finals but Brazil go through in penalty kicks 14-13.
So Australia will meet Brazil in the final. Tim Cahill scores the first goal in the 35th minute but Germany will level the score at the 41st minute (my crystal ball is not revealing the scorer yet) and Australia will bring on John Aloisi after Vince Grella gets injured in the 43rd minute.
Full time score 1-1 between Australia and Germany. Then Australia score the golden goal in the 3rd minute of extra time through John Aloisi and the Aussies win the World Cup...yaaaaaay!!! Aussie Aussie Aussie...Oi Oi Oi!!
Haha I would be surprised to see England or Australia do so well, but who knows! As an American I want to use this summer's Confederations Cup (even though we lost to Brazil) to say that we have a shot, but as a soccer (football) fan I would have to lean towards Brazil. After beating Messi and the gang 3-1, it's tough to see them losing.