The March for Glory of Spain Team in the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup

The victorious Spanish team nipped the Netherlands to finally bag a World Cup and hug the limelight in the years to come...

The much-anticipated 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup finally comes to an end and it is the second world-ranked team in the planet that emerged victorious. Spain which gets a 0-1 shellacking from Switzerland in the Group Stages played extremely well in the succeeding games up to the Finals to have a grip of the soccer history and now joins the echelons of past world champions like Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Italy, France, Uruguay, and England. The Spanish team was given due accolades from all over the world and credits should go to its chief mentor Vicente Del Bosque and its main players, strikers David Villa and Carles Puyol, mid fielders Xavi, and Andres Iniesta and goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

The Spanish teams which was momentarily sidetracked with its first game defeat to the embattled Swiss team, bounced back strong on its two next assignment to advance in to the second round of the tournament by trouncing Honduras 2-0 and scoring a nail-biting 2-1 victory over also game Chilean soccer side.


The Spanish team in the state of jubilation and global fame. Photo from
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Villa, Puyol and Iniesta provided the much needed lift their team needed to wallop various opponents on their way to the pinnacle of soccer glory...

Relying on flair and attacking forays of its main attackers the Spanish road to success was not that smooth but filled with immense threat and dangers. The Spaniard sets up a second round duel with Portugal, a team that has the charismatic but deadly striker Cristiano Ronaldo.

The battle between the two neighbors that are both situated in the Iberian Peninsula was indeed intense. David Villa struck for the solo goal of the game in the 63rd minute to hand its luckless rival a bitter and stinging 0-1 beating to book a quarterfinals meeting with equally tough Paraguay.

With a final four at stake in the match against Paraguay, the pumped up Spanish side will strike again this time hacking out another nail-biting 1-0 win over Paraguay behind the heroics of David Villa which unleashed a deadly goal in the second half. The win shove Spain in to a semi-final round match against another soccer powerhouse Germany.

The resilient and highly motivated Spanish team squeezed past the German team as Carles Puyol provided the lone goal of the match in the 73rd to foil the German of marching into the World Cup Finals for the eighth time. The win eked out by the Spanish team was momentous since this will be the first time that they will be advancing into the final round against the Netherlands.

The moment of truth was finally unraveled. The much-anticipated championship was finally played and the glorious run of the Spanish team in the Cup seemed unstoppable. The Spain team proves to the whole world that their billing as the European Champions was no fluke as it hit big time in Africa as it fashioned out another 1-0 victory over the Netherlands to finally ends years of frustrations and nailed the tournament that matter most. Midfielder Andres Iniesta sliced through the tough defense initiated by the Dutch in the 116th to hand the Spanish team which is hungry for redemption the elusive and much sought after Jules Rimet trophy that goes along with being the newest Soccer World Cup Champions.

The win propelled Spanish to global fame and their mercurial performance in the cup will serve as an inspiration for many people all across the planet.

 Viva Spanish Team and Congratulations for a stirring performance in the CUP…

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Shinkicker 6 years ago from Scotland

Nice Hub General

I was so glad Spain won, a victory for football and sportsmanship

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GeneralHowitzer 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines Author

Yeah thanks a lot HH for the visit...

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Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

Thank you for your well written hub.

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