Head-Turning Reporter Blamed for Spanish Loss
Fans: Keeper's squeeze should stay off the pitch
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2010 2:30 AM CDT

(Newser) – Spanish soccer fans are blaming their country's shock World Cup loss to Switzerland not on the goalkeeper who let the game's only goal in, but on his girlfriend. Sara Carbonero, the girlfriend of goalie Iker Casillas, is a sports reporter for Spanish TV, and fans charge that her über-comely presence on the touchline is an unwelcome distraction, the Guardian reports.