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You're not taking into account the self-confidence boost Spain have received from beating Italy, winning a penalty shootout and making it past the quarter-finals. Plus, they have casillas.

When the capital development of a country becomes a by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done. — John M. Keynes
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jun 24th, 2008 at 05:39:38 AM EST
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