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No doubt 1970s Brazil team would beat Spain, says Pele
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No doubt 1970s Brazil team would beat Spain, says Pele

Pele also said that Brazil were far superior on a player-by-player basis if compared to the WC1970 winning team.

Shearer: Spain's Euro 2012 glory is down to sex...
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Shearer: Spain's Euro 2012 glory is down to sex...

During his commentary on the match, Shearer, a former England football skipper got tongue-tied and mixed up the words "success" and "sex", in an embarrassing blooper. Take a look at the clip.

Viral Video: Casillas asks ref to pity Italy
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Viral Video: Casillas asks ref to pity Italy

Casillas asked the referee to blow the whistle early out or respect for Italy. Check out this video where his conversation with the referee can be heard.

The Euro 2012 Dream Team
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The Euro 2012 Dream Team

Xavi or Iniesta? Silva or Ozil? Gomez or Balotelli? We try and pick the finest combination of eleven players in our Euro 2012 Team of the Tournament.

Images: Euro 2012 champs Spain return home to a sea of red
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Images: Euro 2012 champs Spain return home to a sea of red

As Spain's Euro 2012 heroes returned home, it seemed the nation forgot their financial troubles to give their team a rapturous welcome.

I haven't changed the game, says Spain's Del Bosque
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I haven't changed the game, says Spain's Del Bosque

Vicente del Bosque played down a suggestion he had changed football by sometimes starting matches at Euro 2012 without a recognised striker.

Lessons we learnt from Euro 2012
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Lessons we learnt from Euro 2012

While some teams and players surprised, some repeated history. Here are the lessons we learnt from Euro 2012.

The Weekly Firstpost Quiz
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The Weekly Firstpost Quiz

Do you really, really follow the news every week? Here are seven questions on developments of the last seven days. If you’ve been a regular visitor to Firstpost, you should get all the answers right.

Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot
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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot

Torres took the accolade for having played for a shorter duration than his rival Mario Gomez, who also had three goals and an assist.

Spain Euro win sets new record of 15358 tweets per second
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Spain Euro win sets new record of 15358 tweets per second

Spain may have created history with its stunning 4-0 won over Italy in the Euro final, but Twitter created a completely new record with a total 16.5 million tweets sent out around the game.

Euro 2012: For Italian fans, losing against Spain is humiliating
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Euro 2012: For Italian fans, losing against Spain is humiliating

Glum Italian fans filed away from the ancient Circus Maximus in Rome well before four giant television screens recorded the end of an emphatic 4-0 defeat to Spain in the European Championship final on Sunday.

Will enjoy this moment that will last a lifetime: Spain on Euro win
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Will enjoy this moment that will last a lifetime: Spain on Euro win

Spain's talented midfielders answered weeks of criticism over boring play with a masterclass performance of attacking football that led it to a second straight European Championship.

Spain make history, crush Italy 4-0 to win Euro 2012
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Spain make history, crush Italy 4-0 to win Euro 2012

Spain became the first team to win three international tournaments in a row as they humiliated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final.

Images: There's Mario and then there's Super Mario
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Images: There's Mario and then there's Super Mario

There are two distinct sides of Mario Balotelli. The brooding frustrated wild side and the calm composed striker who can score incredible goals. Here are his two sides in images.

Germany coach blames carelessness for loss to Italy
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Germany coach blames carelessness for loss to Italy

Instead of setting up a final against holders Spain, who beat Portugal on penalties on Wednesday, the Germans will return home empty handed.

Italy coach: This is just the beginning
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Italy coach: This is just the beginning

For Prandelli however the victory was in no way comfortable, the 54-year-old hugely grateful that Germany never found their game to prolong the match.

Super Mario double helps Italy stun Germany to enter finals
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Super Mario double helps Italy stun Germany to enter finals

A superb brace from Mario Balotelli was enough to give Italy an emphatic 2-1 win in one of the most entertaining matches of Euro 2012. They will now face Spain in the final on Sunday.

Italy's new attacking style defies their legacy
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Italy's new attacking style defies their legacy

Gone are the days of Italy and their defend-defend-defend tactics. What Cesare Prandelli has achieved this year at Euro 2012 is a landmark for a simple reason: he makes Italy look entertaining.

Viral Video: Did Ronaldo spit towards the camera?
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Viral Video: Did Ronaldo spit towards the camera?

A cameraman was trailing at him as he was walking back to the dressing room and the Portugal skipper glares into the lens before spitting. Take a look.

Euro 2012 Preview: Germany vs Italy
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Euro 2012 Preview: Germany vs Italy

Key battles, team news, manager quotes and match-stats ahead of the Euro 2012 semifinal between Germany and Italy.