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Tortured history? A bit overblown

Originally Published: June 6, 2010
By Brent Latham | Special to ESPN.com

When it comes to the Spanish national team, much of the world of international soccer has found it difficult over the past few years to avoid a constant state of awe.

With perhaps half a dozen of the world's top 20 players among its ranks, Spain commands plenty of respect. It has earned it on the field as well, with a European championship in 2008 -- part of a 35-game unbeaten run that ended last year at the Confederations Cup. La Roja haven't lost -- or even tied -- since ...

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