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Spain V Holland: Xabi Alonso Reignites Nigel De Jong World Cup Feud

13/06/2014 09:34 BST | Updated 13/06/2014 09:59 BST

Spain had the last laugh against Holland in the World Cup final four years ago, however Xabi Alonso is keen to reignite his rivalry with Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong.

De Jong's kung fu kick into Alonso's midriff was the money moment of a final best remembered for its steel, rather than silk in Johannesburg in 2010.

And Alonso has posed for two Adidas shots which reference the iconic moment, a tackle he described as "one of the worst I have ever suffered.

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Spain take on Holland in their Group B opener in Salvador on Friday night.

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