SPANISH FOOTBALL | SPORTS: SPAIN SAYS GOODBYE WINNING 0 - 3 AUSTRALIA | WORLD CUP 2014

SPAIN SAYS GOODBYE WINNING 0 - 3 AUSTRALIA | WORLD CUP 2014

Last match for Spain in this World Cup in Brazil with a 0 - 3 victory over Group B opponents Australia. Both teams leave eliminated from the competition with Spain at least finding today its "lost Football" & winning back some lost pride, while Australia is a young side that is building up experience with the Asian Cup - which they host - coming as their next big objective in the near future.

Last game of David Villa for Spain

Spanish National Football Team Coach Vicente Del Bosque made some changes & gave Reina, Juanfran, Albiol, Koke, Cazorla, Torres & David Villa a run from the start. It was a "special" moment today for David Villa his last game with the National Team. Another player who has announced his exit from the National Team, Xavi Hernandez, sat it out on the bench with muscle problems. 

Andres Iniesta who was the "Best man on the ground" played his 100th International for Spain & was the architect of his teams goals. Luckily Iniesta will continue but there are question marks over the future of other players like Casillas & Xabi Alonso. Although my intuition suggests both will continue giving service at least up to the European Championship in France 2016.

World Cup 2014

It took Spain at least 15 mins to find its rhythm as Australia pressured in the midfield but slowly Jordi Alba with Villa came alive with Iniesta the director of the orchestra. The first goal came in the 36th min when David Villa knocked in a Juanfran pass, the second came in the 69th min from Torres from an Iniesta pass & the third came in the 82nd min from MataGood match & at last goals for Spain, but all too late as they are to catch a plane back home tonight. 

Lastly, special mention to David Villa as written above leaves the Spain Football Team as the "Highest Historical Goalscorer" with 59 goals & with 97 International Caps. Great service from a great Football player. Same goes out to Xavi Hernandez who leaves as well & leaves a huge space to fill, without doubt Spains Best ever midfielder . 

For Spain now its time to get home, disconnect & examine what went wrong to rebuild & think about France 2016. There are plenty of young Spanish Players at World class level waiting for their chance.

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