Associated Press  |  Last updated June 10, 2013
Even with World Cup and European Championship titles behind him, Spain's midfielder Andres Iniesta is still over-awed by the chance to play in Brazil. He'll get his opportunity on Sunday when Spain faces Uruguay in Group B of the Confederations Cup. Spain and Brazil are favored to play for the title at the World Cup warm-up tournament, and the Barcelona midfielder says he is extra motivated to reach the final because it will be played at the legendary Maracana Stadium. ''For me and for any other player, going to Brazil to play football is one of a kind,'' Iniesta said. ''First in the Confederations Cup, and then later to go back for the World Cup, it will be magical. ''Brazil is special for all of us. I just hope we can play important matches in the Maracana, it would mean that the national team had gone far in both tournaments.'' Iniesta has helped Spain rise to the top of world football and stay there for its unprecedented run of three major titles, with two European champion...
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