Spain's soccer team celebrates with the World Cup trophy after their final match victory over The Netherlands, during the award ceremony at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg July 11, 2010.

Spain won the World Cup for the first time after a 1-0 win in extra-time, thanks to a goal by midfielder Andres Iniesta.

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