RSC Anderlecht lost 2-0 to Chelsea FC on matchday five – the last of a record sequence of 12 successive UEFA Champions League defeats.
• Italy win the FIFA World Cup held in Germany.
• Roger Federer wins three Grand Slams and loses to Rafael Nadal in the French Open final.
• Internet search leader Google purchases video-sharing platform YouTube for $1.65bn (€1.25bn).
• Saddam Hussein is found guilty of crimes against humanity and hanged in Baghdad.