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Spanish team players, including Sergio Ramos, with yellow (Credit: AP)

Spanish team players, including Sergio Ramos, with yellow shoes, survey the field before an international friendly soccer match against Ireland at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Spain vs. Ireland at Yankee Stadium

Spain defeated Ireland, 2-0, in an international friendly on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.

Sergio Busquets of Spain eludes James McCarthy of
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Sergio Busquets of Spain eludes James McCarthy of Ireland in the second half at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Jordi Alba of Spain attacks during the second
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Jordi Alba of Spain attacks during the second half against Ireland. (June 11, 2013)

Seamus Coleman of Ireland and Cesc Fabregas of
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Seamus Coleman of Ireland and Cesc Fabregas of Spain go after the ball during the second half. (June 11, 2013)

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Fans celebrate after Spain defeated Ireland at Yankee
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Fans celebrate after Spain defeated Ireland at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Jaun Mata of Spain is congratulated by his
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Jaun Mata of Spain is congratulated by his teammates after scoring goal at the 88th minute to give Spain a 2-0 lead over Ireland at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Jaun Mata of Spain centers the ball during
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Jaun Mata of Spain centers the ball during a friendly against Ireland. (June 11, 2013)

Roberto Soldado of Spain follows through on his
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Roberto Soldado of Spain follows through on his goal that gave Spain a 1-0 lead over Ireland in the 69th minute of play at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Spain celebrates after Roberto Soldado scored at the
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Spain celebrates after Roberto Soldado scored at the 69th minute. (June 11, 2013)

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Fans of Spain posed for a group shot
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Fans of Spain posed for a group shot outside Yankee Stadium before an international friendly match between Spain and Ireland. (June 11, 2013)

Spain's Sergio Busquets plays the ball against Ireland
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Spain's Sergio Busquets plays the ball against Ireland during an international friendly match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland defender Sean St. Ledger reacts, far left,
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Ireland defender Sean St. Ledger reacts, far left, as Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets (16) and defender Alvaro Arbeloa (17) embrace forward Roberto Soldado (14) after Soladado scored the first goal for Spain during the second half of a friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland defender Darren O'Dea (14) reacts as Spain
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Ireland defender Darren O'Dea (14) reacts as Spain forward Roberto Soldado (14) scores a goal during the second half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Spain defender Gerard Pique, left, watches as Ireland
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Spain defender Gerard Pique, left, watches as Ireland forward Simon Cox, center, tangles with Spain defender Sergio Ramos during the second half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

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Spain midfielder Santi Cazorla, left, celebrates with teammate
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Spain midfielder Santi Cazorla, left, celebrates with teammate Juan Mata who scored the second of two goals for Spain during the second half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland's Sean St. Ledger (5) shoots the ball
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Ireland's Sean St. Ledger (5) shoots the ball past Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas (1) during the second half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. The goal was disallowed as the linesman judged Ledger to be offsides. (June 11, 2013)

Sean St. Ledger of Ireland, right, plays the
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Sean St. Ledger of Ireland, right, plays the ball off his chest during the first half of a friendly match between Spain and Ireland at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Alvaro Arbeloa (17) of Spain and Andy Keogh
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Alvaro Arbeloa (17) of Spain and Andy Keogh (22) of Ireland get tangled up at midfield during the first half of an international friendly match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland defender Paul McShane and Spain forward Pedro
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Ireland defender Paul McShane and Spain forward Pedro fight for the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

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Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta (6) battles for the
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Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta (6) battles for the ball against Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick (21) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland defender Seamus Coleman, left, fights for the
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Ireland defender Seamus Coleman, left, fights for the ball against Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets (16) fights for the
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Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets (16) fights for the ball against Ireland midfielder Conor Sammon (9) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland forward Robbie Keane (10) fights for the
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Ireland forward Robbie Keane (10) fights for the ball against Spain defender Jordi Alba (18) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013).

Spain plays against Ireland during the first half
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Spain plays against Ireland during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

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Ireland forward Robbie Keane (10) fights for the
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Ireland forward Robbie Keane (10) fights for the ball against Spain defender Jordi Alba (18) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013).

Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets (16) fights for the
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Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets (16) fights for the ball against Ireland midfielder Conor Sammon (9) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Ireland defender Seamus Coleman, left, fights for the
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Ireland defender Seamus Coleman, left, fights for the ball against Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

Spanish team players, including Sergio Ramos, with yellow
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Spanish team players, including Sergio Ramos, with yellow shoes, survey the field before an international friendly soccer match against Ireland at Yankee Stadium. (June 11, 2013)

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