Torres leads Spain to 5-0 rout over New Zealand

BY foxsports • June 16, 2009

Fernando Torres helped Spain pick up where it left off at a major football tournament, and South Africa did little to show it would be a contender at this year's Confederations Cup.

The Spain striker scored three goals in the first 17 minutes to help the European champions rout New Zealand 5-0 on the opening day of the eight-team tournament. Host South Africa, however, was unlucky and had to settle for a 0-0 draw against Iraq in the opening match at Ellis Park.

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