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Football: Spain still hungry for success, says Xavi

Football: Spain still hungry for success, says Xavi

KIEV: Xavi says that Spain have not been jaded by four years of success and remain as hungry as ever ahead of Sunday's meeting with Italy in the final of Euro 2012. Vicente del Bosque's side are bidding to become the first team to retain a European Championship title, as well as the first side to win three consecutive major international tournaments. Xavi, a key figure in the side that triumphed at Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup, has also won every major honour in the club game with Barcelona, but on the eve of the final, he says his desire still burns as strongly as ever. "We just want to enjoy being in the final of the Euro," said the midfielder. "Luckily for us, it's our second (Euro) final. We really want to do well and show people that this team are still hungry to win and that our football is good." The 32-year-old's remark about the quality of Spain's play was tel...

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