A fan 'Persieing' on a pool table
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Dutch fans 'really confident' they can win the World Cup

Beating Spain 5-1 in their opening game at the World Cup in Brazil has upped excitement levels in the Netherlands.

The match against Australia does not worry Dutch fans as they remain confident that their national team will be able to recreate the same magic as their previous game and go on to win the most prestigious football trophy in the world.

Star striker Robin van Persie's athletic goal against Spain has prompted fans to recreate his feats and share via social media in a trend known as "Persie-ing"

Anna Holligan reports.

  • 18 Jun 2014
  • From the section Europe
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