Spain vs. Netherlands – the rematch shocked the attendance and football fans around the globe. The rivalry originated by FIFA World Cup 2010 ignited once again but this time the Spanish felt the heat.
They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. After last night’s humiliating defeat witnessed by the world champions, I couldn’t agree more. The Dutch triumphed over the Spanish with their outstanding performance to settle the scores of 2010 FIFA World Cup. Here is a glimpse to what happened in 2010 FIFA World Cup.
It was Xabi Alonso that scored the first goal of the match via penalty shoot. With Spain on the lead, the match was predicted in favor of Spanish. But, when we speak of FIFA World Cup, every match has a hero that saves the day.
In this match it was Robin Van Persie. Robin Van Persie A.K.A The Flying Dutch leveled the score board with an unbelievable header.
Have a look at this shocking goal that stunned even the world’s best goal keeper, Iker Casillas.
I could not believe my eyes when I saw the goal. A deadly combo of skill and perfect aim devastated Spain and all those who chanted for the team. For a moment, Van Persie became FIFA Super Saiyan and earned respect of millions around the globe.
In response to Van Persie’s outstanding efforts, social media TLs flooded with the name of Flying Dutch. Here are some of Twitter reactions to tribute this legend.