The world is still engaged in the pursuit of Spain.
No team has won three consecutive major international tourn- aments, but if the Euro 2012 finals could be reduced to a single issue it would be which country can overcome the defend- ing champions and World Cup holders? They are the national team of their age, shaped by fate, idealism and history to marry the quest for glory with an appreciation of the worth of beauty and style. They are graceful conquerors.
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