Del Bosque aims to confirm Spain 'optimism'

Vicente Del Bosque travels to Brazil confident of defending the FIFA World Cup which his team won memorably in South Africa four years ago, revealing that after that success the side go to the tournament "a lot more optimistic for what is ahead".

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    Del Bosque aims to confirm Spain 'optimism'

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