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Stunner! Spain's World Cup reign ends with loss to Chile

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  • Spain's Fernando Torres, second from right, is surrounded by Chilean defenders during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

      Spain's Fernando Torres, second from right, is surrounded by Chilean defenders during the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

 
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Defending champion spain, the dominant global football power for the past six years, was eliminated from world cup contention wednesday with a 2-0 loss to chile. spain's famed passing game failed against a high-tempo, tenacious chile team.

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