'It's time to enjoy our win with the people' - Casillas, Alonso and Fabregas lead Spanish celebrations in Madrid

The three Spaniards were among seven others named in the official 'team of the tournament', after they helped Spain to their third consecutive major tournament win
The celebrations have yet to cease for Spain's Euro 2012 heroes. Goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas has been reflecting on his side's record-breaking tournament, alongside midfield maestros Xabi Alonso and Cesc Fabregas.

Spain have been billed as the greatest ever international side in the aftermath of the tournament, having thrashed Italy 4-0 in Sunday's final.

Iker Casillas became the first ever international player to win 100 games with his country at the competition, and is delighted with the achievement.

"We are pleased and happy for the success. It was difficult and we succeeded. We are happy because people live this in a special way and people enjoy a lot.

"I'm calm and now is the time to enjoy it with people. When the national team plays, there's always a party. And now, much better than before," he told TVE, whilst celebrating in Madrid.

Xabi Alonso scored a double to take Spain past France and into the semi-final and believes his team were the deserved winners in the end.

"I'm happy and i want to celebrate. It's not strange [the celebrations,] because the team got a great performance and we deserved to get the title.

"It's ten [players in 'team of the tournament']... but might have been even more," he added.

Cesc Fabregas, who at times played the much debated role of the 'false nine', has echoed the comments made by his team-mates.

He has stressed that the players are cherishing the win just as much as in 2008, and has hailed the efforts of the squad as a whole.

"Yes, i'm a little tired... I didn't sleep that much on the plane. But everything went well and we're so happy for the team's success.

"Now we have to keep on working and it's a proud moment for Spain to get 10 of 23 players in the top squad of Euro 2012. We got ten, but all players have been fantastic."