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Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is wary of the talent the Dutch possess ahead of the World Cup final on Sunday.

The Furia Roja can make history if they win the final in Johannesburg as they would lift the trophy for the first time ever.

Del Bosque, though, is not getting carried away as he is well aware of the Dutch threat.

"They're very similar to us, players of great technical ability in midfield," he told AP. "Players of great quality and very fast that don't improvise as much as we do, but play a more dangerous direct game. A very dangerous team."

The former Real Madrid coach is not known for showing his emotions in public and insisted that he plans to be calm, cool and collected should la Furia Roja win the World Cup on Sunday.

"I don't know what my reaction will be. These are spontaneous things, not prefabricated, and I take an enormous amount of satisfaction every time we score a goal.

"I'm not much for showing external emotion anyway."

Del Bosque also refused to say whether Fernando Torres, who was dropped against Germany in the semi-finals, would start on Sunday.

"I don't know if he will be in the line-up," Del Bosque said. "It was a difficult choice. Torres has been helping us all along. His work is important even if it is not noticed. He is good at occupying the centre-backs.

"I didn't talk to him before I announced the line-up (against Germany). But he is a very important part of the team. He is one of the key members of the squad and a lovely guy."

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