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It goes beyond sport, our country deserves this, says Del Bosque

Spain's triumphant players will return to Barajas Airport in Madrid today at 1pm with thousands expected to greet them. After a month in South Africa, Vicente del Bosque's team had won the hearts of the whole nation even before they lifted the World Cup for the first time in the country's history.

Spain win the World Cup in extra-time

Holland 0 Spain 1

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World Cup-winning legend pulls no punches

Day of destiny is calling for the humble, brilliant stars of Spain

Tomorrow they could be hailed as one of the greatest teams of all. Today they relax

Villa injury may open the door for Torres

Fernando Torres may yet get his wish to start the World Cup final for Spain tomorrow because of lingering fears over the fitness of striker David Villa, who is understood to be worried about a dead leg.

Robben happy to win ugly with Holland

Arjen Robben would be delighted to win ugly in the World Cup final on Sunday.

Grant offers backing to Green

Avram Grant insists West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green will be able to bounce back from the howler which cost him his place in the England team at the World Cup.

Juande Ramos: Of the finalists I have coached, a young Puyol was the special one

The Spanish View: Seven of the 11 starters for Spain in the semi-final were Barça men and they played the Barcelona way

James Lawton: Even spirit of Schweinsteiger could not deny stylists their day

As deadlocks go, this one was touching moments of the sublime. In a way, the winner made a mockery of that intricate Spanish construction

Spain head to final thanks to Puyol's sledgehammer

Germany 0 Spain 1

Villa snatches glory after spots of bother

Spain 1 Paraguay 0

Villa goal sends Spain through in battle of Iberia

Spain 1 Portugal 0

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Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has confirmed that he is a target for both Manchester United and Manchester City.

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