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WATCH: Robin van Persie's first of five goals in Holland's 5-1 rout of Spain

13 June 3:48 pm

WATCH: Robin van Persie's first of five goals in Holland's 5-1 rout of Spain

By Jeff Crandall

Holland wasn't supposed to be "up" for this World Cup and early on in their tournament opener vs. Spain, that seemed like it might be true. 

Then Robin van Persie score this goal to level things just before halftime... 

Braces from RVP (44', 72') and Arjen Robben (53', 80') as well as another goal from Stefan de Vrij have the world in shock as Holland has found payback from their World Cup finals defeat four years ago, defeating Spain 5-1 today in Salvador.

Let's just say I'm feeling pretty good about my Fire staff World Cup pool team right about now...