Torres finds Ramos at the near post, and he tries to back heel past Buffon. The goalie is equal to the challenge. Again Torres is motoring, but blocked. And the final whistle blows. It’s over. Spain are champions again!
Balotelli storms off the pitch, pushing officials out of his way. What a sad end to his tournament, to Italy’s tournament. But they did well to get to the final. And Spain are, well, Spain are in a different class to everybody right now.