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Best of the Web, PM Edition

The referee for England-USA has been labeled “a crook, a scoundrel…just a shameless bastard.”

Marca’s very cool calendar.

Our opinion journalism cousins at the Prospect have launched a World Cup blog--with David Goldblatt!

The Onion laughs at our expense.

Quantifying the auditory implications of the vuvuzela.

How losing Lassana Diarra remakes France’s tactics, from Tom Williams and Zonal Marking.

Slate asks its readers to pick the winner.

In defense of penalty shootouts.

Why South Africans should consider rooting for Uruguay.

Lionel Messi snores.

Another reason to look forward to the Dutch: