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Xabi Alonso interview, July 2012

A version of this originally appeared in the Irish Examiner, July 2012

Miguel Delaney


So how does it feel to make history? How does it feel to truly stand apart? 686 more words

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Night of history: behind the scenes of Spain's crowning glory in 2012

A version of this originally appeared on The Score, July 2012

ON A BALMY Kiev night, the sun isn’t too far off coming out. There is still, however, absolutely no sign of any of the Spanish players coming out of the Olympic Stadium dressing room. 1,405 more words

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Euro 2012 final report: Spain 4-0 Italy

A version of this originally appeared in the Independent, June 2012

Now, there can be no more questions.

Not only might Spain be the greatest team of all time after winning an astonishing third successful trophy. 1,453 more words

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Xavi Announces International Retirement

Xavi Hernández has announcd his international retirement, a career that has seen him score 13 goals in 133 appearances. The 2010 FIFA World Cup winner has made the decision to retire from Spain so that he can prolong his career at club level with Barcelona. 146 more words