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Ruud Gullit: Spain are a side with no weak links and up there with the best ever
03/07/2012 by Dailymail
Are Spain the greatest team of all time? If you dominate so well over such a long period like Spain have and Brazil did, you have to be ranked as the best. Brazil won three World Cups between 1958 and 1970 and now Spain have two European Championships and a World Cup. It is that longevity of success that makes Vicente del Bosque’s team far better than the Holland team I playe... Full Story »
Martinez delivers withering attack on English academies over selection policies
03/07/2012 by Dailymail
Roberto Martinez believes English football is destroying many of its best players before they even reach the professional game.Spain’s victory and incredible football has prompted concerns that England will never catch up.However, the Wigan manager, the Barclays Premier League’s only Spanish boss, feels the problem is not the players but a system that does not ask enough o... Full Story »
Welcome home! History boys Spain greeted by jubilant fans in Madrid after Euro glory
03/07/2012 by Dailymail
Spain's victorious football team have been feted on the streets of Madrid after flying home from the Ukraine with the Euro 2012 trophy. After beating Italy 4-0 in Kiev on Sunday night, the Spanish contingent flew home on Monday afternoon to a rousing reception in the capital.From the parade, Cesc Fabregas tweeted: 'I cant describe what we r going through at the moment.. Thank... Full Story »
Spain Dazzles to Win 2nd Straight Euro Crown: A Fan's Take
03/07/2012 by YAHOO Sport
Spain has made history and they have redefined possession in all of football. They beat Italy 4-0 their way: quick short passing that Italy could not figure out to save their lives. Italy had some scoring opportunities in the first half, but Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas has some stellar stops.  Italy's defense was ghastly. When Spain scored its second goal before halftime... Full Story »
Victorious Spain set for heroes' welcome in Madrid
02/07/2012 by YAHOO Sport
Spain's footballers were on Monday expected to make a glorious home-coming, after successfully defending their European championship title and making history as the first team to record back-to-back wins in the competition.Just minutes after the side's 4-0 win against Italy in Kiev, workers had finished erecting a massive stage for a victory party next to Madrid's fame... Full Story »
Spain erupts in joy after historic Euro 2012 win
02/07/2012 by YAHOO Sport
Spaniards blasted off fireworks and jumped for joy after their soccer team won the European Championship on Sunday night, giving the country a burst of national pride and temporary relief from the crushing economic woes that have engulfed the nation.Tens of thousands gathered in central Madrid to watch their team beat Italy 4-0 and shout out ''Gol!'' more times than the... Full Story »
Spain coach Del Bosque basks in 'extraordinary' final performance
02/07/2012 by Dailymail
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque labelled his side's record-breaking performance in Kiev on Sunday as 'extraordinary'.La Roja became the first international side to win three successive major tournaments thanks to their 4-0 win over Italy, the biggest final win in European Championship history.Del buoyed: Vicente del Bosque hailed an extraordinary displayFirst-half goals fro... Full Story »
Redknapp: Spain made it look easy
02/07/2012 by espnstar
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has compared the current Spanish squad to the Brazilian team that won the 1970 World Cup.Despite many predicting their Italian opponents to give them a tough fight in the Euro 2012 finals, it was Spain who strolled to the podium after out-passing Cesare Prandelli's men to record a 4-0 victory.Calling on his years of midfiel... Full Story »
'Wonderful moment' for Casillas
02/07/2012 by Sky Sport
Spain goalkeeper delighted to have picked up another major titleIker Casillas: Got his hands on another piece of silverware as Spain won Euro 2012Iker Casillas admits Spain have enjoyed 'four marvellous years' after successfully defending their European Championship crown against Italy. Widely recognised as the best side on the planet, Vicente del Bosque's world beater... Full Story »
Prandelli praises players
02/07/2012 by Sky Sport
Italy boss says Spain were fresher than his well-beaten sideCesare Prandelli: Believed his players had not recovered sufficiently for the finalCesare Prandelli praised his Italy side despite losing the Euro 2012 final to history-making Spain on Sunday.The champions came flying out of the blocks and deservedly took a 14th minute lead via David Silva before Jordi Alba the... Full Story »