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Silva celebrates his free-kick for Spain.

Spain's David Silva scores sublime free-kick against South Korea

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It's a testament to the strength of Spain's midfield that Vicente del Bosque was able to comfortably exclude Santi Cazorla, Isco and Saul Niguez from his Euro 2016 squad.

Instead, the 65-year-old opted to take the likes of David Silva, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Cesc Fabregas and Thiago Alcantara.

Understandable, of course, given the quality they each possess.

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And as if justification was needed of Silva's inclusion in particular, he's just scored an absolute peach of a free-kick against South Korea in a pre-tournament friendly.

Watch the Manchester City star's inch-perfect strike in the video below.

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From 25-yards out, the 30-year-old curls his shot up and over the wall and into the top-right corner, leaving the goalkeeper absolutely no chance.

Silva's strike saw Spain go 3-0 up - a lead they extended to 5-0 by the hour mark.

Del Bosque's side will need all the confidence they can get heading into the European Championships after they exited the 2014 World Cup so unceremoniously.

Spain Training Session & Press Conference - UEFA 2016 Training Camp

Furthermore, the Spaniards head to France vying for a third-straight European success having won the tournament in 2008 and 2012.

Silva and co. are third favourites in the build up, behind hosts France and Germany, but there's little doubt they have the ability to make history.

Can Spain pip France and Germany to Euro 2016 success? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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