FIFA World Cup

Fernando Torres Rounds off Spain's 1-5 Loss to Netherlands with Epic Miss

SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 13:  (L - R) Andres Iniesta; Fernando Torres and Cesc Fabregas of Spain look dejected pduring the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Netherlands at Arena Fonte Nova on June 13, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJune 13, 2014

There are any number of moments you could point to during Spain's 5-1 defeat to the Netherlands and label "defining."

But a Fernando Torres miss from a position where it looked easy to score from sums it up nicely.

A tragicomic end to a heartbreaking evening for Spain.

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