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Casillas is Spain's most valuable player

Updated: July 11, 2010, 7:24 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

JOHANNESBURG -- Andres Iniesta will get most of the headlines from this World Cup final for scoring the game-winning goal. But without some heavy lifting from goalkeeper Iker Casillas, the Spanish midfielder's heroics would have never come to pass.

Iniesta took a feed from substitute Cesc Fabregas with just four minutes of extra time remaining and hammered his shot past Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to give Spain a 1-0 victory and its first World Cup title.

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