With winning the UEFA Euro 2008, Spain national football team qualified for the Confederations Cup, held in South Africa in June 2009. Spain football team participate for the first time 2009 Confederations Cup, and has been drawn against Iraq, New Zealand and South Africa for the group stage. Spain national football team won all three of their matches at the group stage, the 5-0 win over New Zealand. Further wins over Iraq (1-0) and South Africa (2-0) earned them not only qualification for the semifinals, but also the world record for consecutive 15 wins. On June 24 2009, Spain's undefeated record ended when theUnited States beat them in the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-finals, 2-0. Spain defeated hosts South Africa 3-2 after extra time in the 3rd-place playoff.