Robin Van Persie vs Spain (2014, Brazil)
The opening match of Group B saw Netherland against defending champions Spain.
With stalwarts present in the both the sides this proved to be a mouthwatering clash. But Spain failed to emulate their success losing 1-5 .Spain dominated the first half with a penalty from Alonso .
The breakthrough for the Dutch came in the 43rd Minute from Vaan Persie.
A Flying header from just inside the box saw the ball past Casillas into the goal..As they saying goes Great Clashes provides great moments,“The Flying Dutchman” scored once in a life time goal against Spain. :
Relive the Full highlights of that Magnificent header from the Flying Dutchman :