Spanish newspapers and football fans on Thursday mourned the end of an era for their national team after the world and European champions crashed out of the World Cup in a humiliating 2-0 beating by Chile.
Photographs of midfielder Andres Iniesta with his head in his hands made the front pages of the press, sharing the space in some cases with coverage of the swearing in of Spain's new king, Felipe VI.
"The end... A terrible end to the most glorious era", ran the headline in leading Madrid sports daily Marca. "Goodbye to the golden years." (Also read: Excuses from Spanish players)