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Andres Iniesta’s goal in extra time catapulted Spain to World Cup glory as they defeated the Netherlands 1-0 in a foul-filled final in Johannesburg.
Spain and the Netherlands, two of the best teams never to have won the title, will meet tonight at Soccer City in Johannesburg for the final of the 2010 World Cup. And according to FIFA, football’s world governing body, a worldwide TV audience of more than 700 million is expected to watch the highly-anticipated encounter, which kicks-off at 20:30 CET this evening.
The eight-tentacle cephalopod mollusk hovered over the flag of Spain when it was given a choice between the nation and its competition, the Netherlands.
It will be the first finals in FIFA World Cup history that will be contested by two nations that never won the tournament before.
Barcelona defender Carles Puyol scored the only goal of the game to send Spain into the World Cup final against the Netherlands following a 1-0 win against three-time champions Germany.
Spain defeated Portugal 1-0 with a goal from David Villa in the 63rd minute.