FIFA SOCCER WORLD CUP 2006 SPAIN vs TUNISIA 3-1
Spain's Fernando Torres (9) dominates the Tunisian players in World Cup soccer action in Stuttgart, Germany on June 19, 2006. Spain defeated Tunisia 3-1. (UPI Photo/Arthur Thill)
Spanish prosecutors said a karate instructor sexually abused up to 50 children -- 29 of them continually -- over the course of years in the 1990s.
Spain became the first team to rack up three straight major championships Sunday, blasting Italy 4-0 in the final of the Euro 2012 tournament.
Spain won its first European soccer championship in 44 years Sunday, defeating Germany 1-0 on a goal by Fernando Torres.
Germany's Miroslav Klose, who opened the 2006 World Cup with a two-goal game, owns a one-goal lead in the race for this year's Golden Shoe award.
Raul and Fernando Torres scored within five minutes of the second half Monday, delivering Spain a 3-1 World Cup victory over Tunisia.
Xabi Alonso and David Villa scored goals four minutes apart and Villa added a second-half goal, lifting Spain to a 4-0 World Cup victory over Ukraine.
Spain, which meets Ukraine in its first game in the 2006 World Cup, is trying to shake the image of a team that never finishes its World Cup very well.
Spain has the best ranking in the World Cup's Group H but any of the four teams are capable of advancing through group play.
Spain survived a 1-0 victory over Russia Saturday in Euro 2004.