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March 25th, 2011 was an important day in Spanish football history.

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Who remembers when David Villa became Spain’s all-time top scorer and a certain Xavi made his 100th appearance for Los Furia Roja?

In fact, nine years ago today, the Spanish national side took to the field at Los Camernes, Granada in a Euro 2012 qualifier.

It was a game that Spain won 2-1 on the way to qualifying for a tournament they would go ahead and not only win but dominate.

That day, however, marks two historic events in Spanish football though.

Spain ran out 2-1 winners against a resilient Czech Republic side.

The scorer of both goals was none other than David Villa. The now-retired former Barcelona man scored two fantastic goals.

They put him at the very top of the pile when it comes to goals scored for the national team.

Hold on though, that was not the only historic event in that game.

It just so happened that on that very day, another Barcelona legend would make history too.

Midfield maestro Xavi actually reached a milestone of his own too. In that same game, he reached 100 international caps for Spain.

The game itself was an enthralling battle, that actually saw Los Furia Roja trail early on to the Czech Republic’s goal.

But Villa took the game by storm in the second half to win it for Spain.

Check out the highlights.