SPAIN WON THE WORLD CUP FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY!!!!!
The historic match was between Spain Vs Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup 2010 Finals and it was played at the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.
Spain won World Cup winner for their first time in history after Andres Iniesta’s extra time goal claimed a striking 1-0 triumph over Holland in Johannesburg. The highlights match and goal video given below.
The triumph sees Spain World Champion and they become only the 3rd nation to hold the European and World FOOTBALL crowns at the same time, 2 years on from their European Championships victory in Vienna. While, the result persists a history of Dutch letdown on football’s utmost stage, having also been lose finalists in 1974 and 1978. And they made hat-trick of failure in their finals.
The tournament as hot favorites, Spain made a dreadful start to their battle, lose their opening match to Switzerland, in one of the major upsets in World Cup history. But, the Spanish grew stronger as the tournament advancement, impressing fans with their unrivalled passing game and strong defense.
The prediction of physic animals Paul the Octopus and the Mani the Parrot comes to an end, Paul again proved to be 100% correct in his prediction but Mani was proved to be wrong once again in his prediction. Paul won the prediction title of the World Cup 2010.
The Spanish team conceded just 2 goals during the tournament and reached the final thanks to striking victories over Portugal, Paraguay and GERMANY in the knockout stage. Iniesta’s victor was met with scenes of joy in Madrid, where above 200,000 supporters gathered to watch the match on a big screen in the city centre.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup comes to an end, the closing ceremony of World Cup relays it to the after that FIFA World Cup which will be held in the year 2014. Soccer Crazy BRAZIL will be hosting the next edition of the tournament in 2014..
watch the video of the HISTORIC match-