World Cup 2010 Revista: Arise, Sir Carles

It's the final four, socios.


For Germany, it's World Cup semi-final number 11. For Spain, number one.


It's a rematch of the 2008 European Championships final. And it's a repeat of the same scoreline. Spain outplay their most dangerous opponent of the tournament but they need a singular goal to reach the final.


Here's the back story to Carles Puyol's majestic leap; where I rank it in the pantheon of World Cup headers; and how the evening ended with Puyi face-to-face with the Queen of Spain, wearing only a towel (Puyol, not Queenie). 


 

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