FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke, who noted that the England shot over the goal line against Germany that was seen by the refs was particulary embarrassing, said changes will
be made for future World Cups. Goal-line technology is back on the agenda and he also suggested that the use of two extra referees positioned on the goal line - a system tested last season in the
Europa League and set to be used in the Champions League -- might be used in future World Cups.
"Let's see if this system will help or whether giving the referee an additional four eyes will give him the comfort and make duty easier to perform," added Valcke. "I would say that it is the final World Cup with the current refereeing system.
"The teams and the players are so strong and so fast. The game is different and the referees are older than all the players. The game is so fast, the ball is flying so quickly, we have to help them and we have to do something ..."