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Thursday 23 October 2014

Euro 2012: Spain celebrates as team brings trophy to Madrid

MADRID, SPAIN - JULY 02: Supporters of Spain's national football team prepare to congratulate their team's players as they return to Madrid following their victory in the UEFA EURO 2012 football championships on July 2, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the UEFA EURO 2012 final match in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 1, 2012. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - JULY 02: Supporters of Spain's national football team fly the national flag as they congratulate their team's players on their return to Madrid following their victory in Euro 2012 football championships on July 2, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the UEFA EURO 2012 final match in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 1, 2012. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Spain's victorious Euro 2012 football team has returned to Madrid to a huge welcome from ecstatic fans.

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The squad were driven through the streets on an open-top bus as supporters turned out in their thousands to welcome the squad - and the trophy - home.

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