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He also does not consider either Messi or Ronaldo as the best players in the world.
Eric Cantona is certain that if it weren’t for Catalonia, Spain would have never won the World Cup. He does not think that the best player in the world plays in La Liga and he is not a fan of someone who controls football but hasn’t played it.
The French legend gave a press conference at the Laureus World Sports Awards. His answers may nothave been what many people are used to hearing... Read the rest of the article »
Most publications agreed Spain lacked leadership on the field. Del Bosque claimed it was not a failure.
The Spanish press is not happy with how its national team played against Netherlands in a rematch from their opening game in the World Cup. La Furia lost 2-0 at Amsterdam and there was nothing good about it.
20 minutes was all it took for Netherlands to bury any chances for Spain to win the game. Stefan de Vrij and Davy Klaassen were the one in charge of scoring for the home team. After that... Read the rest of the article »
The PSV Eindhoven player showed off his ball-handling moves against the former World Champions, giving fans something to talk about.
Guus Hiddink's team may be living hard times in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers, but today's victory over Spain may end up boosting them one more time. In their 2-0 win against Vicente del Bosque's men, besides the goals scored by De Vrij and Klaassen, Memphis Depay stole the show with his ball-handling skills. Depay, one of Louis Van Gaal's rising stars in the past World Cup, has been linked with a... Read the rest of the article »
The Manchester United goalkeeper knows his time will come soon. He has perfected his abilities while in England.
David De Gea knows that there is a big competition to become Vicente del Bosque first choice when choosing a goalkeeper. But among Iker Casillas, Victor Valdez and him, it is a friendly competition.
The Manchester United keeper is not highly concerned in taking Casillas down from his spot, but on continuing to work and learn from one of the all-time greats in that position. Every day they spent... Read the rest of the article »
Spain will travel to the Netherlands on March 31st for an International Friendly. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Netherlands vs Spain below.
To Spain, this international friendly might be much more meaningful than expected. As defending World Champions in 2014, they were faced with a horrendous defeat thanks to the Dutch. The Spanish barely had a chance to breathe as the Dutch took them apart, 5-1, efficiently in the heat of Brazil. Arjen Robben and Robin Van Persie, the chief perpetrators, are still in the Dutch setup although... Read the rest of the article »
Spain has not lost its last 29 games at home in European competition. Ukraine has won its past three games without conceding a goal.
Spain is ready to host Ukraine in one more round of qualifying action toward the Euro 2016 on Friday. The two teams are tied in second place of Group C with nine points with a goal differential favoring La Furia. Slovakia leads the group with 12 units.
Spain just got knocked out off the top 10 in the FIFA Rankings for the first time since 2007. The team has had it’s up and downs in the... Read the rest of the article »
Includes Coverage of Denmark vs. USA, France vs. Brazil, and UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifying Matches
ESPN networks will combine to televise 21 matches in this month’s FIFA International match dates beginning March 25 through March 31, highlighted by Denmark vs. USA on Wednesday, March 25 at 3 p.m. ET (kickoff at 3:15 p.m.) on ESPN and WatchESPN from NRGi Park in Aarhus, Denmark.
Eleven of the 23 players from U.S. Men’s National Team’s 2014 FIFA World Cup roster in... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish striker suffered a hamstring injury in the game against Hull. Will undergo treatment in London.
A hamstring injury has Costa sidelined for Spain’s upcoming games against Ukraine and Netherlands. The Chelsea striker will return to London to undergo treatment at his club during the international break.
"Diego Costa, left the premises of the Spanish Football Federation this morning after undergoing several tests with the medical services of the RFEF," was what an official... Read the rest of the article »
The 2010 World Champion left their spot among the top 10 ranked teams for the first time in eight years.
Following their shocking performance during the past World Cup, plus their shaky outings in the Euro 2016 Qualifiers, Spain was revealed to be out of FIFA's top ten for the first time in eight years. La Roja's spot was taken by the Italian National Team, which climbed two positions in the monthly rank.
Last month's leader Germany remains at the top of the list, followed by Argentina and Colombia.... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish defender also praised Real Madrid's coach Carlo Ancelotti, referring to the Italian as one of the most influencial managers in his career.
Spanish defender Sergio Ramos shared his thoughts about last year's accomplishments with Real Madrid and his complicated year defending La Roja's jersey. The Andalucian center back believes that his National Team would have had a better World Cup if they had more time to rest prior to the competition, while he challenged other teams to try and win all they won in the past few years.
"It’s... Read the rest of the article »
Asian Cup winner Australia makes the biggest move. Germany stays on top while Spain barely makes the top 10.
The February 2015 FIFA Power Rankings are out and while Germany stays on top; barely anything stayed the same further down the list in comparison to January.
Ivory Coast rallied back into the world’s top 20 after defeating Ghana in the AFCON final. Ghana lost that game but gained 12 spots to get the 25th place. Congo DR moved up 11 spots and is now in 46th place.
UEFA teams, Germany... Read the rest of the article »
Check out if the stadium of your favourite team features in the list of football's top 10 biggest venues. You may be surprised by the first name on the list!
Africa is on the list with Egypt's Borg El Arab stadium. It is the home of the Pharaohs with a capacity of 86,000 seats. South Africa's amazingly designed Soccer City stadium features as well.
Surprisingly, Indonesia is in there with Jakarta's Gelora Bung Karno capable of hosting nearly 90,000 fans. It was opened back in 1962 and cost $19.5M. It is famous for hosting the 1962 Asian Games, the... Read the rest of the article »
This will be the first match between the 2010 World Cup finalists to be held in Amsterdam since 2002, when the Oranje defeated La Roja 1-0.
The Dutch Football Association announced a friendly match against Spain to be held in March 2015. The game will be held at Amsterdam Arena, giving the Spanish team the chance to redeem themselves after the recent World Cup matchup between them, where The Netherlands destroyed La Roja 5-1.
This will be the third time the Spanish team visits the Dutch nation for an international game. Their first... Read the rest of the article »
Among those implicated in this case are Atletico Madrid's captain Gabi, Manchester United's midfielder Ander Herrera and Mexican coach Javier Aguirre
The investigation regarding a possible fixed match between Spanish clubs Levante and Real Zaragoza is reaching its final stages. Sources indicate the prosecution has found enough evidence to implicate up to 32 people, including players, coaches and team executives.
Zaragoza needed to win their match against Levante in 2011, and Los Maños ended up bagging three points with two goals by... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea's midfielder revealed he talked about this issue with Sergio Ramos, who questioned those players who refused to attend Spain's international matches due to injury.
Chelsea's midfielder Cesc Fabregas responded to those voices who criticized his recent absence with Spain during the last International break of the year. Fabregas revealed he spoke with Sergio Ramos to explain why he decided not to go with La Roja last week.
"I've played 94 games with La Roja, and I have always been there, it really annoys me that people think I don't want to play with... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese boss was not pleased by recent comments by the Spanish defender about Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, in which he appeared to question the Chelsea duo's commitment to the national team.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at Sergio Ramos after making remarks about Chelsea's Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, telling the Blancos ace: “Get a masters and become a doctor before you talk about my players’ fitness”.
These comments by the Portuguese boss comes after the Real Madrid defender, who despite claiming he was not referring to Fabregas and Costa, appeared... Read the rest of the article »
Spain vs Germany live streaming info and TV listings are available here. Watch this blockbuster International Friendly match in your country online/on TV on November 18, 2014.
Spain stood in the way of everything. Spain stood in the way of domination. Spain stood in the way of dreams. Spain stood in the way of a European Championship trophy. Spain stood in the way of a World Cup Final in South Africa. But Spain had long gone home when Germany stood atop the World in July 2014. Suddenly, Spain turned around and looked up at Germany.
The Germans... Read the rest of the article »
Joachim Löw decided the goalkeeper did not have to return with his National team after their victory against Gibraltar with a 4-0 score.
Germany's goalkeeper and Ballon D'Or contender Manuel Neuer will not take part of his National Team's next match against Spain, after coming down with an injury to his knee during the Mannschaft's victory against Gibraltar on Friday.
The German Football Federation (DFB) informed via a press release the Bayern Munich shot stopper will not take part of the friendly match against Spain this Tuesday... Read the rest of the article »
Spain vs Belarus will be featured in a Euro 2016 Qualifying encounter on Saturday, the 15th of November at the Estadio Nuevo Colombino.
The defending champions are second in Group C and will be aiming for all three points when they go against Andrei Zygmantovich's Belarus. La Roja are still feeling shocks from their disappointing World Cup campaign and after mauling Macedonia 5-1 in their opening Euro 2016 Qualifier, Del Bosque's men suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Slovakia.
However Spain restored order in their next outing... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid's center back feels some players are more commited to their clubs, so he asked them to show the same respect for their country's squad.
Spanish defender Sergio Ramos will be back with his National Team after recovering from an injury to his right leg. Before this week's matches against Belarus and Germany, Ramos asked his fellow La Roja teammates to give everything for the team, since he believes not all of them are committed at their fullest with Vicente del Bosque's team.
"I think you have to show the same respect for... Read the rest of the article »