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Torres Heaps Praise On Casillas

Spain striker Fernando Torres has heaped praise on goalkeeper Iker Casillas following their progress into the Confederations Cup final.

Casillas pulled off some good saves to keep the world and European champions in the game against Italy before they went on to win a penalty shootout 7-6.

Torres admits that Casillas came to their rescue in the game and is not looking forward to their clash with tournament hosts Brazil.

"He put in one of those performances which just make you think that we’re so lucky to have a keeper like him. He was decisive for us and saved us when Italy were making us suffer. He brought us luck and I am thrilled for him," the Chelsea striker told AS.

"It’s our dream [to win] and the reason why we have come to Brazil. It’s the only trophy which we have never won and this generation badly wants to win it.

"Everyone is talking about what an amazing final is in store between Brazil and Spain. It’s going to be a match to enjoy. We know all about what qualities they have, what a great team they are and both of us are the only teams who are unbeaten in the tournament.

"They will have their fans egging them on but we will go out there to show our style - with the same confidence which has brought us success in recent years."

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