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Rafa to the rescue

Updated: September 9, 2010, 8:47 AM ET
By Graham Hunter | Special to ESPN.com

BARCELONA -- When Spain won the World Cup final at Soccer City in South Africa, the heavily guarded doors to the victorious dressing room were opened to allow entry for only six people who were not in the playing squad or members of the Spanish football federation.

As Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Ramos and the rest danced and sang, I was the one journalist in the inner sanctum, joined by my Australian cameraman, Spain's Queen Sofia, heir to the throne Prince Felipe and his wife, Letizia. ...

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