With history weighing them down and defeat in the opening game, the world’s best team, Spain – champions at Euro 2008 – were expected to crumble at the 2010 World Cup, the first in Africa. But they would rise to the challenge, becoming one of the greatest modern winners, cementing a generation of brilliant stars into folklore. Journalist and author Euan McTear recalls Spain’s greatest vintage for My Side.
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