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Dutch have reason to believe

Updated: July 6, 2010, 8:28 PM ET
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- The Netherlands has long been considered a beautiful loser. Two finals, but no World Cup titles to show for its effort. Sure, the Dutch will win a few matches, maybe knock off a big team, but they'll break your heart in the end.

However, after a resounding 3-2 victory over an albeit weakened Uruguay in the semifinals, this Dutch team might be ready to finally shed that not-so-beautiful reputation.

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