Unofficial coach slogan - Whatever happens, Spain forever f***s it up!
Paranoid, conspiracy obsessed underachievers, Spain will be hoping to end 44 years of hurt by winning their first major Championship since EURO '64 in Madrid.
Led by racist idiot Luis Aragonés, the Spaniards will be hoping that they can swim against the tide of history and fulfil the potential that their talented squad undoubtedly has, featuring, as if does, several Premier league household names (as the England obsessed BBC and ITV pundits will continually point out) including Liverpool top scorer, the incredibly feminine looking Fernando Torres.
In midfield Spain look to be particularly strong with Cesc Fabregas, Xabi Alonso and Andrés Iniesta supplying the ammunition for top guns Torres and David Villa.
Potentially one of the most creative and aethetically pleasing teams in the tournament, Aragonés has recently encouraged his players to be more pragmatic insisting that "sometimes you just have to hoof it" the worry being that Spain, for all their attacking skills have never mastered the ability to 'win ugly' like their latin cousins, Italy.
TC's prediction - They will shine brightly before being knocked out in the semis.
Player who tabloid headline writers would most love to secure a transfer to Manchester United - Real Madrid loanee and Getafe midfielder, Rubén de la Red.