Speed, ball circulation, conviction: keys to almost-champion SpainJune 28th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid,June 28(DPA) Football is a sport played by 22 men and in which “Germany always wins,” former England star Gary Lineker famously said years ago - before a great Spain team came around with its game based on determination and on moving the ball fast. The final of Euro 2008 will pit both teams against each other Sunday, and its result is not yet known.
However, the performance of Spain and Germany on the pitch over the course of the tournament does not point in the direction of celebration for Joachim L
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