Ranked! The 10 best Spanish players ever

Spain lift the World Cup in 2010.
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It is 10 years since Spain claimed a third major trophy in the space of six super years.

After decades of under-achievement at the highest level, La Roja claimed Euro 2008 and that team went on to add a maiden World Cup in 2010, before defending their continental crown in 2012.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.