FIFA World Cup a Close Call for Online Sports Books

Published Sunday, July 11, 2010 -

July 11, 2010 will be a day to remember for years to come as Spain and the Netherlands battle it out on the soccer field for the FIFA World Cup Championship. It has been along haul for the teams that played this tournament it has taken four years to get to the top of the heap for the contenders.
Online gambling operators have been enjoying a record volume of bets and wagers on all the teams over the duration of the tournament. It comes down to two teams with the pride of Spain and the Netherlands hanging in the balance.
The African continent's nerve center, Egoli, and Soccer City Stadium are going to be filled to capacity as Spanish and Dutch fans gather to cheer their teams on to victory.
Carlos Marchena, Spain's defender commented recently on the upcoming match, "I hope Sunday is one of those beautiful moments, which are to be remembered in a good way for the rest of our lives."
Spain's only set back on their road to glory was a defeat to Switzerland, after completing a stunning round of wins over Honduras, Chile, Portugal, Paraguay and Germany.
Online Sports books have pegged Spain as the underdog at odds of 4/7 to win the coveted
World Cup Trophy this time around.
The Dutch Team has many fans and they are ready to show the world they have what it takes to be the best football team in the world.
The Netherlands has proven that ability and grace under pressure can put a team out front with style and class.
The Dutch have not lost one game in this tournament moving through the ranks beating Japan, Denmark, and Cameroon in the first leg and then solidifying their strength with wins over Slovakia, Brazil and Uruguay. The odds on favourite the Netherlands stand at 6/4.  

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