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Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal (Credit: AP)

Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spain wins the World Cup

Spain defeated the Netherlands, 1-0, to win its first World Cup title July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Spain's David Villa, top, celebrates with teammates at
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Spain's David Villa, top, celebrates with teammates at the end of the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spain's David Villa, top, celebrates with teammates at
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Spain's David Villa, top, celebrates with teammates at the end of the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spanish fans celebrate Spain's Andres Iniesta's goal as
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Spanish fans celebrate Spain's Andres Iniesta's goal as they watch a live broadcast at Recoletos' boulevard of the World Cup soccer final against the Netherlands, which is being played in South Africa, in Madrid. (July 11, 2010)

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Spain's Andres Iniesta, right, scores a goal past
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Spain's Andres Iniesta, right, scores a goal past Netherlands goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg, during the World Cup final in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday. (July 11, 2010)

Spain's Andres Iniesta, left, scores a goal past
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Spain's Andres Iniesta, left, scores a goal past Netherlands' Rafael van der Vaart, during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal
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Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder reacts after the World Cup
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Netherlands' Wesley Sneijder reacts after the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, July 11, 2010.

David Villa of Spain misses a goal scoring
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David Villa of Spain misses a goal scoring chance as goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg of the Netherlands dives and John Heitinga and Gregory Van Der Wiel attempt to block during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

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Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal,
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Spain's Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring a goal, with the words "Dani Jarque, always with us", written on his undershirt, during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas celebrates after Andres Iniesta
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas celebrates after Andres Iniesta scored a goal during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

David Villa of Spain misses a goal scoring
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David Villa of Spain misses a goal scoring chance as goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg of the Netherlands dives and John Heitinga attempts to block during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City. (July 11, 2010)

The Spanish team pose for photographers with the
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The Spanish team pose for photographers with the World Cup trophy, center foreground, following the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Jesus Navas of Spain and Giovanni Van Bronckhorst
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Jesus Navas of Spain and Giovanni Van Bronckhorst of the Netherlands battle for the ball during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

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Captain of the 2006 FIFA World Cup
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Captain of the 2006 FIFA World Cup winning team Fabio Cannavaro presents the World Cup on the pitch ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. Cannavaro will play for the Cosmos against Manchester United. (July 11, 2010)

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas holds up the World
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas holds up the World Cup trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, right, and Spain's Sergio
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, right, and Spain's Sergio Ramos, second from right, hold up the World Cup trophy as they celebrate with fellow team members during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Spanish fans celebrate at Barcelona's Plaza Espana after
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Spanish fans celebrate at Barcelona's Plaza Espana after Spain's defeated the Netherlands 1-0 to win the World Cup soccer final. (July 11, 2010)

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas makes a save during
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas makes a save during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, July 11, 2010.

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Nigel De Jong of the Netherlands tackles Andres
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Nigel De Jong of the Netherlands tackles Andres Iniesta of Spain during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, left, reacts following the
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, left, reacts following the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Netherlands' Eljero Elia, left, and Spain's Jesus Navas,
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Netherlands' Eljero Elia, left, and Spain's Jesus Navas, right, compete for the ball during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Netherlands' Arjen Robben, top, jumps over Spain's Carles
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Netherlands' Arjen Robben, top, jumps over Spain's Carles Puyol during the World Cup final soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday. (July 11, 2010)

Netherlands' Joris Mathijsen, right, throws the ball as
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Netherlands' Joris Mathijsen, right, throws the ball as his teammate Wesley Sneijder tries to stop him after Spain's Andres Iniesta scored during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, back to camera, hugs
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, back to camera, hugs Sergio Busquets after the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Singer Shakira performs with Freshlyground during the closing
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Singer Shakira performs with Freshlyground during the closing ceremony, prior to the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Shakira performs during the closing ceremony for the
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Shakira performs during the closing ceremony for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Colombian singer Shakira performs during the closing ceremony
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Colombian singer Shakira performs during the closing ceremony of the 2010 World Cup just before the football final between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Spanish fans celebrate the goal as they watch
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Spanish fans celebrate the goal as they watch in Barcelona's Plaza Espana a live broadcast of the World Cup soccer final between Spain and the Netherlands. (July 11, 2010)

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Spanish fans react as they watch in Barcelona's
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Spanish fans react as they watch in Barcelona's Plaza Espana a live broadcast of the World Cup soccer final between Spain and the Netherlands. (July 11, 2010)

Netherlands head coach Bert van Marwijk gestures during
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Netherlands head coach Bert van Marwijk gestures during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Andres Iniesta of Spain is tackled by Robin
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Andres Iniesta of Spain is tackled by Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium on July 11, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Andres Iniesta; Robin Van Persie

Spain's Sergio Ramos, left, Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt, center,
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Spain's Sergio Ramos, left, Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt, center, and Spain's Gerard Pique vie for the ball during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Andres Iniesta of Spain is tackled by Robin
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Andres Iniesta of Spain is tackled by Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

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Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands looks on
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Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands looks on during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Netherlands head coach Bert van Marwijk, front right,
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Netherlands head coach Bert van Marwijk, front right, gestures as Netherlands' Arjen Robben, front left, is tackled by Spain's Xabi Alonso, back left, during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

Iker Casillas of Spain looks on during the
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Iker Casillas of Spain looks on during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts during the
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Arjen Robben of the Netherlands reacts during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, right, deflects a shot
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Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, right, deflects a shot by Netherlands' Arjen Robben, left, during the World Cup final soccer match between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg. (July 11, 2010)

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Arjen Robben of the Netherlands runs with the
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Arjen Robben of the Netherlands runs with the ball during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Final match between Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City Stadium. (July 11, 2010)

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas takes part in a
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Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas takes part in a training session at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. (July 10, 2010)

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