Spain Wins 2012 Euros, Becomes One Of Sports’ Greatest Dynasties

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It’s not a quote-on-quote three-peat for the Spanish National Team, but their Euro 2012 victory over Italy on Sunday gave them their third consecutive major championship in a row.


Can We Really Fault Bento For Portugal’s Loss?

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As citizens of a democratic nation, we’re entitled to our opinions—as sports fans, even more so.


Elijah Wood starring in a version of Speed where the bus is a piano

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I saw this story about Elijah Wood joining a Spanish film called Grand Piano in my news feed a bunch of times without reading it because it sounded boring, but now I'm kicking myself for not clicking through to the subheadline.

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Stop Whatever You’re Doing Right Now And Watch This Spanish Pizza Commercial

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I suppose I should warn you and let you know that this commercial contains a cameo by a severed penis.


Morning Links, with Spanish Poop Statues

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From the <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/christmas/8142970/Caganers-figurines-of-defecating-world-leaders-in-Catalan-nativity-scenes.html" target="_blank">Telegraph</a>: "A ceramic figurine of Michael Jackson defecating is seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain.


This Parrot Sure Does Love Soccer


America may have the best all-around animals in the world – <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_Cat">Keyboard Cat</a>, <a href="http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/2011/02/corgi-friday-interview-with-lobster-dogs-owner">Lobster Dog</a>, <a href="http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/olbermann-birthday-dog.jpg">Birthday Dog</a>, <a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/wcc11212008.jpg">American Squirrel</a>, and my dog Lilah, among others – but today we are featuring a pet from Spain that may give every animal in the world a run for the title of Coolest Pet Ever.


World’s First Double Leg Transplant?

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A man in his 20s who lost both legs in a traffic accident and was unable to walk with prosthetic limbs underwent the first double leg transplant last Sunday under the care of Pedro Cavadas and his team of about 50 staff members at the La Fe Hospital in Valencia, Spain.


Bulls on Parade: A Heartwarming Gallery from the 2011 Running of the Bulls

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Yesterday marked the start of the 2011 Running of the Bulls, the most popular part of the seven-day festival of Sanfermines in honor of San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain.


Ricky Rubio is the Most Important Person in Minnesota History

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The first thing you hear when you click play on this video is people going HE'S COMING, HE'S COMING.


Best Protest Ever?


This protest is a smashing success.


Has Atlantis Been Found?


The lost city of Atlantis A research team may have found the lost city of Atlantis in the marshlands of Doñana National Park in Spain which were flooded by a tsunami thousands of years ago.


Don’t Bahrain On Our Parade


Internet access has been restricted in Bahrain leading up to and in response to the recent protests there.


Javier Bardem Was Superman


Something good happened on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night.


A Weekend of Failures and Perversion


By "failures and perversion", I'm not just talking about my "Sexy Gravedigger" costume.


Bee Mystery Solved, Toddlers Online, and The Original Justin Bieber

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In the past four years, twenty to forty percent of bee colonies in the U.


Iker Casillas Knows How to Party

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Yes that reporter Sara Carbonero is his girlfriend, but it's cooler if you pretend that she isn't.


The Oranje Vs. The Golden Generation

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/zee-germans-are-zee-best-but-so-is-david-villa"> As the World Cup draws to a close today, we’ve seen a tournament defined by strikers: the disappearance of Rooney, Messi and Drogba. The emergence of Germany’s Thomas Müller & Miroslav Klose’s run at history. Diego Forlán’s <a href="http://footytu.be/v13ru">one-man show</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/david-villa">David Villa’s</a> consistent excellence.


Zee Germans Are Zee Best, But So Is David Villa

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/zee-germans-are-zee-best-but-so-is-david-villa"> Win or lose, the Germans have made their mark. By <a href="http://www.footytube.com/video/germany-v-england-50914">steamrolling over England</a> and obliterating Argentina, they haven’t just beaten top sides, but rather demoralized them for years to come, causing both nations to question the overall direction of their footballing associations.


Spain Striker Pins Success On His Skin-Tight ‘Incredible Hulk’ Shirt

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Spanish back-up striker Fernando Llorente has come off the bench to energize Spain in their run for World Cup glory, and he's attributing all of his 'chaos sowing' to the shirt that kind of makes him look like the Incredible Hulk.

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