Gines Melendez, Spain coach:"I'd like to dedicate the win to the team and to all the people in Spain who got up at 5 o'clock to watch this historic match. This experience will stand the boys in great stead and it has made them grow in stature. They dominated the game and Brazil's goals only came in a five-minute spell. Nevertheless, we managed to turn it around and we created six chances in the closing stages."
Nelson Rodrigues, Brazil coach:"Spain played a great game and all I can do is congratulate them. My players have only managed to win one game but we've shown our tactical, technical and physical qualities. Football is tough though, and we just didn't get the results."
Alberto Bueno, Spain forward:"The important thing was to win, and I was lucky enough to get a goal against Brazil. It sets us up really nicely for the match with Czech Republic now. To be honest, I've not had as good a year as I expected, and the goal represents something of an achievement for me. As for the goal itself, well, Diego Capel kept getting to the byline, and that time he put in a fantastic cross which I managed to get on the end of."
Esteban Granero, Spain midfielder:"We dominated the whole game. What makes this such a good win is the way we reacted after going 2-0 down, coming back to score just before half-time. We had more energy than them in extra time and we could have scored more goals and killed it off. When we were behind we knew the most important thing was to stay positive and we did that. We've been playing together for many years now and that shows."
Alexandre Pato, Brazil forward:"We were 2-0 up and we had the game under control, but our heads went down after their first goal and we couldn't lift ourselves. We kept believing right to the end but we just couldn't do it. Congratulations to Spain for their great performance."