So, there goes another World Cup. Glory for Spain (above), despair for Holland. The final wasn't without incident, but one man missed it all after running onto the pitch in a Smurf's hat which he then tried to plant on the trophy itself. He got a smack for his troubles. Oh yes, and then he got carried away by a team of security guards...
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World Cup game of 'Grandma's footsteps' goes too far (@croslandb)
I really don't see why Sepp Blatter doesn't introduce video technology; the ref would have been able to see that outrageous foul (@jclwilson)
Dude, I’ve told you once before this is not a water slide (@johnnygedye)
Concerned by the Oranje's aggresive style, a plucky Spanish Smurf slides in to fit a Dutch cap to Holland's World Cup hopes (@WDMN)
Santa's little helper fails to deliver the last thing on Capello's Xmas list (@GDHutchison)
Badly Drawn Boy had fallen on hard times since winning the Mercury Prize (@ACRispix)
Paul Scholes hadn't told anyone he had quit international football to get a job as a steward (@ciaranj)
If Arjen Robben wasn't to get his hand on it, no one would (@olifranklin)
FIFA were all in agreement, this one had definitely crossed the line. (@GaryStevens)
De Jong and Van Bommel get stuck in nice and early as Iniesta tries to make off with the big prize (@jimbotilley)
First exclusive pictures of the new Mark van Bommel self-defence classes (@MrLondonStreet)
There were warning signs about Dutch tactics when the captains shook hands (@ciaranj)
But the winner is….
John Prescotts new job in security was working out a treat! (@captain_kelly)
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