Nibali catches Mosquera. Vuelta a España Stage 20 (Bola del Mundo)
The Bola Del Mundo was first included in the Vuelta a Espana in 2010. Stage 20 witnessed a heroic battle between Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Doimo) and Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo–Galicia). Both riders were still had a chance for the overall victory as Nibali was leading Mosquera with only 50 seconds. On the Bola del Mundo climb, Mosquera attacked and at some point, he was the virtual race leader. It seemed like Nibali had hit the wall. However, the “Shark” found his legs, came back strong, and caught Mosquera. Then he ride a few seconds next to Mosquera, as if he was going to attack him, to show everybody who was the boss. But slipped back on his wheel and gifted the stage to the Spaniard.