The Euro 2008, where they crossed, marked a change for both. Spain was champion of Europe and the world; Italy began a decline. Thiago could debut in the Spanish team. Still the Party of Bari, live, tonight at 2045 h. A batch of penalties that changed history.
Euocopa, June 22, 2008. Quarter-finals. Spain collapsed a psychological barrier with two stops of Iker Casillas and unleashed a football that led her to be champion of Europe and later the world. Italy began a decline with generational change of means. In full reconstruction, lives the reunion of two world champions. Since the last time Spain measured their forces to Italy ended their complexes. He learned how to win. For a time luck was on their side, as always defines the captain Iker Casillas to remove merit to their saving interventions.
Since that day, we have taken a radical turn to our football. Take away us pressure and the weight of the starred years ago. That night, in the Ernst Happel’s Vienna, where he achieved after his first title in color before Germany, the Red did not do his best game. Ghosts of a past that now feels so distant that it has changed by the respect that found Spain to any rival, great to be even felt. Enjoying his favorite role in the raises football. It is the way in which arrived in Bari. With maximum confidence despite casualties of important players. Without key such as Sergio Ramos, Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernandez pieces. And with Vicente De el Bosque notices to players such as Joan Capdevila and Carlos Marchena, who if not maintained its level, by age won’t Euro 2012. These absences, coupled with the Cesc, who for some reasons or other has been disappearing, cause new trials of Del Bosque in return to scene of a selection of vacation from his exhibitions in United States (0-4) and Venezuela (0-3).