Spain naitional fitbaa team

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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])
Association Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Heid coach Julen Lopetegui
Captain Iker Casillas
Maist caps Iker Casillas (152)
Tap scorer David Villa (56)
FIFA code ESP
FIFA rankin 1
Heichest FIFA rankin 1 (Julie 2008 – Juin 2009, October 2009 – Mairch 2010, Julie 2010 – Julie 2011, October 2011 – present)
Lawest FIFA rankin 25 (Mairch 1998)
Elo rankin 2
Heichest Elo rankin 1 (Sept 1920 – Mey 1924, Sept – Dec 1925, Juin 2002, Juin 2008 – Juin 2009, Julie 2010- Juin 2013, September 2013)
Lawest Elo rankin 20 (Juin 1969, Juin 1981, November 1991)
First colours
Second colours
First internaitional
 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
Appearances 14 (First in 1934)
Best result Winners, 2010
European Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 1964)
Best result Winners, 1964, 2008 an 2012
Simmer Olympics
Appearances 10 (First in 1920)
Best result Winners, 1992
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2009)
Best result Runners-up, 2013

The Spain naitional fitbaa team (Spaingie: Selección de fútbol de España)[lower-alpha 1] represents Spain in internaitional association fitbaa an is controlled bi the Ryal Spaingie Fitbaa Federation, the govrenin bouk for fitbaa 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").[4][5] 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.

Players[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current squad[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 36) 155 0 Spain Real Madrid
12 1GK David de Gea (1990-11-07) 7 November 1990 (age 26) 1 0 Ingland Manchester United
23 1GK Pepe Reina (1982-08-31) 31 August 1982 (age 35) 32 0 Italy Napoli

2 2DF Raúl Albiol (1985-09-04) 4 September 1985 (age 32) 46 0 Italy Napoli
3 2DF Gerard Piqué (1987-02-02) 2 Februar 1987 (age 30) 61 4 Spain Barcelona
5 2DF Juanfran (1985-01-09) 9 Januar 1985 (age 32) 8 1 Spain Atlético Madrid
15 2DF Sergio Ramos (1986-03-30) 30 Mairch 1986 (age 31) 118 9 Spain Real Madrid
18 2DF Jordi Alba (1989-03-21) 21 Mairch 1989 (age 28) 27 5 Spain Barcelona
22 2DF César Azpilicueta (1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 28) 7 0 Ingland Chelsea

4 3MF Javi Martínez (1988-09-02) 2 September 1988 (age 29) 17 0 Germany Bayern Munich
6 3MF Andrés Iniesta (1984-05-11) 11 Mey 1984 (age 33) 98 11 Spain Barcelona
8 3MF Xavi Hernández RET (1980-01-25) 25 Januar 1980 (age 37) 133 13 Spain Barcelona
10 3MF Cesc Fàbregas (1987-05-04) 4 Mey 1987 (age 30) 90 13 Ingland Chelsea
13 3MF Juan Mata (1988-04-28) 28 Aprile 1988 (age 29) 33 9 Ingland Manchester United
14 3MF Xabi Alonso (1981-11-25) 25 November 1981 (age 35) 112 16 Spain Real Madrid
16 3MF Sergio Busquets (1988-07-16) 16 Julie 1988 (age 29) 67 0 Spain Barcelona
17 3MF Koke (1992-01-08) 8 Januar 1992 (age 25) 8 0 Spain Atlético Madrid
20 3MF Santi Cazorla (1984-12-13) 13 December 1984 (age 32) 64 11 Ingland Arsenal
21 3MF David Silva (1986-01-08) 8 Januar 1986 (age 31) 81 20 Ingland Manchester City

7 4FW David Villa (1981-12-03) 3 December 1981 (age 35) 96 58 Australie Melbourne City
9 4FW Fernando Torres (1984-03-20) 20 Mairch 1984 (age 33) 108 37 Ingland Chelsea
11 4FW Pedro Rodríguez (1987-07-28) 28 Julie 1987 (age 30) 41 14 Spain Barcelona
19 4FW Diego Costa (1988-10-07) 7 October 1988 (age 29) 3 0 Spain Atlético Madrid

Recent callups[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest caw-up
GK Víctor Valdés (1982-01-14) 14 Januar 1982 (age 35) 20 0 Spain Barcelona v.  Italy, 5 March 2014

DF Alberto Moreno (1992-07-05) 5 Julie 1992 (age 25) 3 0 Spain Sevilla 2014 FIFA Warld Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
DF Daniel Carvajal (1992-01-11) 11 Januar 1992 (age 25) 0 0 Spain Real Madrid 2014 FIFA Warld Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
DF Álvaro Arbeloa (1983-01-17) 17 Januar 1983 (age 34) 56 0 Spain Real Madrid v.  Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Nacho Monreal (1986-02-26) 26 Februar 1986 (age 31) 16 0 Ingland Arsenal v.  Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Iñigo Martínez (1991-05-17) 17 Mey 1991 (age 26) 2 0 Spain Real Sociedad v.  Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Marc Bartra (1991-01-15) 15 Januar 1991 (age 26) 1 0 Spain Barcelona v.  Sooth Africae, 19 November 2013
DF Nacho Fernández (1990-01-18) 18 Januar 1990 (age 27) 1 0 Spain Real Madrid v.  Chile, 10 September 2013

MF Jesús Navas INJ (1985-11-21) 21 November 1985 (age 31) 34 3 Ingland Manchester City 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Thiago Alcântara INJ (1991-04-11) 11 Aprile 1991 (age 26) 5 0 Germany Bayern Munich 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Ander Iturraspe (1989-03-08) 8 Mairch 1989 (age 28) 1 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Isco (1992-04-21) 21 Aprile 1992 (age 25) 2 0 Spain Real Madrid v.  Georgie, 15 October 2013
MF Mario Suárez (1987-02-24) 24 Februar 1987 (age 30) 2 0 Spain Atlético Madrid v.  Georgie, 15 October 2013
MF Javi García (1987-02-08) 8 Februar 1987 (age 30) 3 0 Ingland Manchester City v.  Chile, 10 September 2013

FW Fernando Llorente (1985-02-26) 26 Februar 1985 (age 32) 23 7 Italy Juventus 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
FW Álvaro Negredo (1985-08-20) 20 August 1985 (age 32) 21 10 Ingland Manchester City 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
FW Gerard Deulofeu (1994-03-13) 13 Mairch 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Ingland Everton v.  Bolivie, 31 May 2014
FW Michu (1986-03-21) 21 Mairch 1986 (age 31) 1 0 Wales Swansea City v.  Belaroushie, 11 October 2013
FW Roberto Soldado (1985-05-27) 27 Mey 1985 (age 32) 12 7 Ingland Tottenham Hotspur v.  Chile, 10 September 2013
FW Cristian Tello (1991-08-11) 11 August 1991 (age 26) 1 0 Spain Barcelona v.  Ecuador, 14 August 2013

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BBC (17 Juin 2010). ""La Roja" from Miguel, Spain". Retrieved 30 Juin 2010. 
  2. "La Roja lean to the left". FIFA. 16 Juin 2009. Retrieved 4 Januar 2012. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.
  4. "La red social de aficionados de la Selección Española". Juegalaroja.com. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  5. "Otro junio de ilusión: todos con la Roja". Notas de fútbol. 8 Juin 2009. Retrieved 4 Januar 2012.  (Spaingie)