It was a goodbye without applause for a champion who gave everything without pettiness or selfishness
Spain unexpectedly resigned his crown in the first round of the World Cup. It was after a true "Maracana" against Chile who deservedly won 2-0. European team had already suffered a setback in his debut against the Netherlands gave him a tremendous beating.
That 5-1 against was the announcement of a cycle is coming to an end. The last world champion ended up going prematurely in Brazil. Its sad farewell to all those who enjoy a unique and unforgettable game. When Vicente Del Bosque took over in 2008 plucked a golden age of Spanish football. Success accompanied the champion selection was consecrated in 2010 and South Africa in Euro 2012 as well as took second place in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013.
Beyond these extraordinary results, Spain was a squad that revolutionized football a moment that seemed to go into decline. Displayed a generous, supportive, offensive, balanced and deeply aesthetic pose. Was based on the fundamentals of Barcelona accompanied by prominent individuals from Real Madrid. With such arguments he put together a team that dazzled fans from anywhere in the world. As has always happened throughout history, the cycles-even-is the happiest ending. That period of Spanish glory leaves us a legacy style that many have tried to emulate.
This shows that "The Fury" could accompany his success with a solid and rich content have not always had other combination also achieved world titles. Spain left the World without having taken anything. It was a goodbye without applause for a champion who gave everything without pettiness or selfishness. At any time in history will be remembered Vicente Del Bosque and his players. Iniesta, Xavi, Casillas, Sergio Busquets, Sergio Ramos, Xabi Alonso, Pique, Puyol (who was not at this Brazilian competition) are some of the famous names who wore the Iberian shirt. They coined a label that football will always remember with a smile.
traslation: Belén Zapata