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Spain naitional fitbaw team

The Spain naitional fitbaw team (Spaingie: Selección de fútbol de España)[lower-alpha 1] represents Spain in internaitional association fitbaw an is controlled bi the Ryal Spaingie Fitbaa Federation, the govrenin bouk for fitbaw in Spain. The Spaingie side is commonly referred tae as La Roja ("The Reid [Ane]"), La Furia Roja ("The Reid Fury"), La Furia Española ("The Spaingie Fury") or simply La Furia ("The Fury").[7][8] Spain acame a member o FIFA in 1904 even tho the Spaingie Fitbaa Federation wis first established in 1909. Spain's naitional team debutit in 1920. Syne then the Spaingie naitional team hae pairticipatit in a tot o thirteen o nineteen FIFA Warld Cup an nine o fowerteen European Championships. It haes a tot o 73 internaitional teetles in senior an youth teams.

Spain
Nickname(s)
  • La Furia Roja (The Reid Fury)[1][2]
  • La Furia (The Fury)
  • La Furia Española (The Spainyie Fury)
  • La Roja (The Reid [Ane])
AssociationReal Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Heid coachRobert Moreno
CaiptainSergio Ramos
Maist kaipsSergio Ramos (168)[3]
Tap scorerDavid Villa (59)
FIFA codeESP
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 8 Decrease 1 (24 October 2019)[4]
Heichest1 (Julie 2008 – Juin 2009, October 2009 – Mairch 2010, Julie 2010 – Julie 2011, October 2011 – Julie 2014)
Lawest25 (Mairch 1998)
Elo rankin
Current 5 Decrease 1 (18 October 2019)[5]
Heichest1 (Sept 1920 – Mey 1924, Sept – Dec 1925, Juin 2002, Juin 2008 – Juin 2009, Julie 2010- Juin 2013, September 2013)
Lawest20 (Juin 1969, Juin 1981, November 1991)
First international
 Spain 1–0 Denmark 
(Brussels, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
Biggest win
 Spain 13–0 Bulgarie 
(Madrid, Spain; 21 Mey 1933)
Biggest defeat
 Italy 7–1 Spain 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4 Juin 1928)
 Ingland 7–1 Spain 
(Lunnon, Ingland; 9 December 1931)
Warld Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1934)
Best resultWinners, 2010
European Championship
Appearances9 (first in 1964)
Best resultWinners, 1964, 2008 an 2012
Simmer Olympics
Appearances10 (first in 1920)
Best resultWinners, 1992
Confederations Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2009)
Best resultRunners-up, 2013

PlayersEedit

Current squadEedit

The follaein players wur cried for the 2014 FIFA Warld Cup squad.
Caps an goals updatit as o 13 Juin 2014 efter the match against Netherlands.

0#0 Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Iker Casillas (Captain) (1981-05-20) 20 Mey 1981 (age 38) 155 0   Real Madrid
12 1GK David de Gea (1990-11-07) 7 November 1990 (age 29) 1 0   Manchester United
23 1GK Pepe Reina (1982-08-31) 31 August 1982 (age 37) 32 0   Napoli

2 2DF Raúl Albiol (1985-09-04) 4 September 1985 (age 34) 46 0   Napoli
3 2DF Gerard Piqué (1987-02-02) 2 Februar 1987 (age 32) 61 4   Barcelona
5 2DF Juanfran (1985-01-09) 9 Januar 1985 (age 34) 8 1   Atlético Madrid
15 2DF Sergio Ramos (1986-03-30) 30 Mairch 1986 (age 33) 118 9   Real Madrid
18 2DF Jordi Alba (1989-03-21) 21 Mairch 1989 (age 30) 27 5   Barcelona
22 2DF César Azpilicueta (1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 30) 7 0   Chelsea

4 3MF Javi Martínez (1988-09-02) 2 September 1988 (age 31) 17 0   Bayern Munich
6 3MF Andrés Iniesta (1984-05-11) 11 Mey 1984 (age 35) 98 11   Barcelona
8 3MF Xavi Hernández RET (1980-01-25) 25 Januar 1980 (age 39) 133 13   Barcelona
10 3MF Cesc Fàbregas (1987-05-04) 4 Mey 1987 (age 32) 90 13   Chelsea
13 3MF Juan Mata (1988-04-28) 28 Aprile 1988 (age 31) 33 9   Manchester United
14 3MF Xabi Alonso (1981-11-25) 25 November 1981 (age 38) 112 16   Real Madrid
16 3MF Sergio Busquets (1988-07-16) 16 Julie 1988 (age 31) 67 0   Barcelona
17 3MF Koke (1992-01-08) 8 Januar 1992 (age 27) 8 0   Atlético Madrid
20 3MF Santi Cazorla (1984-12-13) 13 December 1984 (age 34) 64 11   Arsenal
21 3MF David Silva (1986-01-08) 8 Januar 1986 (age 33) 81 20   Manchester City

7 4FW David Villa (1981-12-03) 3 December 1981 (age 37) 96 58   Melbourne City
9 4FW Fernando Torres (1984-03-20) 20 Mairch 1984 (age 35) 108 37   Chelsea
11 4FW Pedro Rodríguez (1987-07-28) 28 Julie 1987 (age 32) 41 14   Barcelona
19 4FW Diego Costa (1988-10-07) 7 October 1988 (age 31) 3 0   Atlético Madrid

Recent callupsEedit

The follaein players hae been cried up for the team in the last twal months.

Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest caw-up
GK Víctor Valdés (1982-01-14) 14 Januar 1982 (age 37) 20 0   Barcelona v.   Italy, 5 March 2014

DF Alberto Moreno (1992-07-05) 5 Julie 1992 (age 27) 3 0   Sevilla 2014 FIFA Warld Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
DF Daniel Carvajal (1992-01-11) 11 Januar 1992 (age 27) 0 0   Real Madrid 2014 FIFA Warld Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
DF Álvaro Arbeloa (1983-01-17) 17 Januar 1983 (age 36) 56 0   Real Madrid v.   Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Nacho Monreal (1986-02-26) 26 Februar 1986 (age 33) 16 0   Arsenal v.   Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Iñigo Martínez (1991-05-17) 17 Mey 1991 (age 28) 2 0   Real Sociedad v.   Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Marc Bartra (1991-01-15) 15 Januar 1991 (age 28) 1 0   Barcelona v.   Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Nacho Fernández (1990-01-18) 18 Januar 1990 (age 29) 1 0   Real Madrid v.   Chile, 10 September 2013

MF Jesús Navas INJ (1985-11-21) 21 November 1985 (age 34) 34 3   Manchester City 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Thiago Alcântara INJ (1991-04-11) 11 Aprile 1991 (age 28) 5 0   Bayern Munich 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Ander Iturraspe (1989-03-08) 8 Mairch 1989 (age 30) 1 0   Athletic Bilbao 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Isco (1992-04-21) 21 Aprile 1992 (age 27) 2 0   Real Madrid v.   Georgie, 15 October 2013
MF Mario Suárez (1987-02-24) 24 Februar 1987 (age 32) 2 0   Atlético Madrid v.   Georgie, 15 October 2013
MF Javi García (1987-02-08) 8 Februar 1987 (age 32) 3 0   Manchester City v.   Chile, 10 September 2013

FW Fernando Llorente (1985-02-26) 26 Februar 1985 (age 34) 23 7   Juventus 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
FW Álvaro Negredo (1985-08-20) 20 August 1985 (age 34) 21 10   Manchester City 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
FW Gerard Deulofeu (1994-03-13) 13 Mairch 1994 (age 25) 1 0   Everton v.   Bolivie, 31 May 2014
FW Michu (1986-03-21) 21 Mairch 1986 (age 33) 1 0   Swansea City v.   Belaroushie, 11 October 2013
FW Roberto Soldado (1985-05-27) 27 Mey 1985 (age 34) 12 7   Tottenham Hotspur v.   Chile, 10 September 2013
FW Cristian Tello (1991-08-11) 11 August 1991 (age 28) 1 0   Barcelona v.   Ecuador, 14 August 2013

NotesEedit

  1. Spainyie pronunciation:
    Selección de fútbol de España [seleɣˈθjon de ˈfuðβol de esˈpaɲa]
    La Roja [la ˈroxa]
    La Furia Roja [la ˈfuɾja ˈroxa]
    La Furia [la ˈfuɾja]
    La Furia Española [la ˈfuɾja espaˈɲola]

ReferencesEedit

  1. BBC (17 June 2010). ""La Roja" from Miguel, Spain". Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  2. "La Roja lean to the left". FIFA. 16 June 2009. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  3. "Statistics – Most-capped players". European football database. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  4. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019. 
  5. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 18 October 2019. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Syne 1992, squads for Fitbaa at the Simmer Olympics hae been restrictit tae three players ower the age o 23. The achievements o such teams are nae uisually includit in the statistics o the internaitional team.
  7. "La red social de aficionados de la Selección Española". Juegalaroja.com. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  8. "Otro junio de ilusión: todos con la Roja". Notas de fútbol. 8 June 2009. Retrieved 4 January 2012.  (in Spaingie)