Pele also said that Brazil were far superior on a player-by-player basis if compared to the WC1970 winning team.
During his commentary on the match, Shearer, a former England football skipper got tongue-tied and mixed up the words "success" and "sex", in an embarrassing blooper. Take a look at the clip.
As Spain's Euro 2012 heroes returned home, it seemed the nation forgot their financial troubles to give their team a rapturous welcome.
Vicente del Bosque played down a suggestion he had changed football by sometimes starting matches at Euro 2012 without a recognised striker.
Spain may have created history with its stunning 4-0 won over Italy in the Euro final, but Twitter created a completely new record with a total 16.5 million tweets sent out around the game.
Glum Italian fans filed away from the ancient Circus Maximus in Rome well before four giant television screens recorded the end of an emphatic 4-0 defeat to Spain in the European Championship final on Sunday.
Spain's talented midfielders answered weeks of criticism over boring play with a masterclass performance of attacking football that led it to a second straight European Championship.
Spain became the first team to win three international tournaments in a row as they humiliated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final.
There are two distinct sides of Mario Balotelli. The brooding frustrated wild side and the calm composed striker who can score incredible goals. Here are his two sides in images.
Instead of setting up a final against holders Spain, who beat Portugal on penalties on Wednesday, the Germans will return home empty handed.
A superb brace from Mario Balotelli was enough to give Italy an emphatic 2-1 win in one of the most entertaining matches of Euro 2012. They will now face Spain in the final on Sunday.