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Last Updated: Wednesday July 07 2010 07:48 GMT

In pics: Netherlands in World Cup final

Netherlands fans

Fans of the Netherlands are celebrating after their team beat Uruguay 3-2 to make it through to their first World Cup final for 32 years.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst celebrates

Dutch captain Giovanni van Bronckhorst celebrates scoring Netherlands' first goal after striking the net from more than 30 metres away! He's retiring from footie after this World Cup.

Luis Suarez

Uruguay's striker Luis Suarez watches the action from the side. He had to sit out of the match after he used his hands to stop a goal from Ghana during his team's quarter final.

Diego Forlan celebrates

Diego Forlan from Uruguay equalises at the end of the first half, taking the score to 1-1 at half time.

Wesley Sneijder scores

Wesley Sneijder takes his side back into the lead in the 70th minute...

Arjen Robben celebrates

...and just three minutes later, his teammate Arjen Robben celebrates after netting his country's third goal of the game.

Dutch players celebrate

The Netherlands have never won the World Cup, but they have made the final twice before.

Uruguay fans

With Uruguay now two goals behind, it looks like it's pretty much over for the South American side.

Maximiliano Pereira goal

But Uruguay's Maximiliano Pereira gives the Netherlands a scare with a goal in the 92nd minute. It wasn't enough though.

John Heitinga celebrates

Dutch and Everton defender John Heitinga carries teammate Wesley Sneijder - he'll be hoping he gets the chance to carry the World Cup trophy after Sunday's final.