Cesc Fàbregas’s historic penalty goal for Spain

On June 22 2008, Cesc Fàbregas scored the decisive penalty as Spain beat Italy in the Euro quarter-finals. The Spanish national team had not made it through the quarter-finals of a major tournament in 24 years. After that victory, they defeated Russia in the semifinals and Germany in the final. Spain then went on to win the 2010 World Cup and the 2012 Euro.

Cesc Fàbregas’s historic penalty goal for Spain

On June 22 2008, Cesc Fàbregas scored the decisive penalty as Spain beat Italy in the Euro quarter-finals. The Spanish national team had not made it through the quarter-finals of a major tournament in 24 years. After that victory, they defeated Russia in the semifinals and Germany in the final. Spain then went on to win the 2010 World Cup and the 2012 Euro.