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Sunday, July 11, 2010
Torres left on Spain bench for final


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The starting lineups for Spain and the Netherlands in the World Cup final have been announced, with the major talking point being Fernando Torres again left on the bench for La Furia Roja.

Spain's starting eleven: Iker Casillas, Gerard Piqué, Carles Puyol, Andres Iniesta, David Villa, Xavi Hernandez, Joan Capdevila, Xabi Alonso, Sergio Ramos, Sergio Busquets, and Pedro.

Netherlands' lineup: Maarten Stekelenburg, Gregory Van Der Wiel, John Heitinga, Joris Mathijsen, Giovanni Van Bronckhurst, Mark Van Bommel, Dirk Kuyt, Nigel De Jong, Robin Van Persie, Wesley Sneijder, and Arjen Robben.