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Michael Davies is a television, digital and documentary producer based in New York City. His latest work -- "I Scored a Goal in the FIFA World Cup Final" -- is now up on ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter @embassydavies.
Roger Bennett is a writer based in New York City. His latest work, with co-author David Hirshey, is "The ESPN World Cup Companion," available now in stores. Follow him on Twitter @rogbennett.
Michael Davies and Roger Bennett take a look back on Spain's victory over the Netherlands and share what they'll miss most about the World Cup.
Michael Davies and Roger Bennett break down Spain's win over the Netherlands as it happened, but not before weighing in on Germany taking third over Uruguay.
Michael Davies and Roger Bennett delve into the individual matchups that might decide the Spain-Netherlands final.
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In a game when a record number of yellow cards were given out and John Heitinga was sent off in extra-time, both sides missed great chances but Andres Iniesta netted in the 116th minute to give European champions Spain their first World Cup title. Holland, after 1974 and 1978, must contend with a third World Cup final defeat. Read
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