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FIFA: Spain get off to a flyer against Uruguay

ELITE GROUP:If Spain claim the title they would join Argentina and France as the only countries to win the trio of World Cup, Olympics and Confederations Cup

AFP, RECIFE, Brazil

Spain came to the event having already become the only team in history to win three major events on the bounce — the 2010 World Cup sandwiched by Euro 2008 and Euro 2012.

A win in this dress rehearsal for next year’s World Cup finals in Brazil would see Spain join Argentina and France as the only countries to win the trio of World Cup, the Olympics and the Confederations Cup.

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