Spain into semis

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Soccer fans wait for the start of the Euro 2012 quarter-final soccer match between Spain and France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

Soccer fans wait for the start of the Euro 2012 quarter-final soccer match between Spain and France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

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Spain's Xabi Alonso celebrates after scoring a goal against France during their Euro 2012 quarter-final soccer match at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. Reuters/Michael Buholzer

Spain's Xabi Alonso celebrates after scoring a goal against France during their Euro 2012 quarter-final soccer match at Donbass Arena in Donetsk. Reuters/Michael Buholzer

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Performers push a giant soccer ball with the Euro 2012 logo before the quarter-final soccer match between Spain and France. Reuters/Yves Herman

Performers push a giant soccer ball with the Euro 2012 logo before the quarter-final soccer match between Spain and France. Reuters/Yves Herman

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French forward Karim Benzema (R) vies with Spanish defender Sergio Ramos at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Jeff Pachoud

French forward Karim Benzema (R) vies with Spanish defender Sergio Ramos at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Jeff Pachoud

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Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas reacts during their Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match against France in Donetsk. AFP/Filippo Monteforte

Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas reacts during their Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match against France in Donetsk. AFP/Filippo Monteforte

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French midfielder Franck Ribery (C) vies with Spanish defender Alvaro Arbeloa (L) and Spanish midfielder David Silva during the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match. AFP/Patrick Hertzog

French midfielder Franck Ribery (C) vies with Spanish defender Alvaro Arbeloa (L) and Spanish midfielder David Silva during the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match. AFP/Patrick Hertzog

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Spanish television presenter and girlfriend of Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas, Sara Carbonero, is pictured before the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Franck Fife

Spanish television presenter and girlfriend of Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas, Sara Carbonero, is pictured before the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Franck Fife

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Spanish defender Sergio Ramos gestures during their Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match against France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Franck Fife

Spanish defender Sergio Ramos gestures during their Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match against France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Franck Fife

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Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta (R) passes the ball during their Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match against France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Patrick Hertzog

Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta (R) passes the ball during their Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match against France at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Patrick Hertzog

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French headcoach Laurent Blanc gestures as he attends the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Pierre-Philippe Marcou

French headcoach Laurent Blanc gestures as he attends the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk. AFP/Pierre-Philippe Marcou

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Spanish headcoach Vicente Del Bosque gestures as he attends the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match. AFP/Pierre-Philippe Marcou

Spanish headcoach Vicente Del Bosque gestures as he attends the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match. AFP/Pierre-Philippe Marcou

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Supporters celebrate Spain's win against France during their Euro 2012 quarter-final soccer match at a fan mile in Madrid. Reuters/Andrea Comas

Supporters celebrate Spain's win against France during their Euro 2012 quarter-final soccer match at a fan mile in Madrid. Reuters/Andrea Comas

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Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli shows a yellow card to Spanish defender Sergio Ramos during the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match Spain vs France. AFP/Filippo Monteforte

Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli shows a yellow card to Spanish defender Sergio Ramos during the Euro 2012 football championships quarter-final match Spain vs France. AFP/Filippo Monteforte

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France's Franck Ribery, left, holds back Spain's Xabi Alonso during their Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match in Donetsk, Ukraine. AP/Laurent Cipriani

France's Franck Ribery, left, holds back Spain's Xabi Alonso during their Euro 2012 soccer championship quarterfinal match in Donetsk, Ukraine. AP/Laurent Cipriani

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