Spain’s Qatar 2022 World Cup squad: stars, players, possible starting lineup
Led by Luis Enrique, Spain comes in as one of the favorites for the World Cup in Qatar, where names like Pedri, Sergio Busquets and Ansu Fati stand out.
After the turmoil with the arrival and dismissal of Julen Lopetegui in 2018, and the forced absence of Luis Enrique due to a personal issue, the coach added a new identity and an ideal draw for La Roja with young players (6 wins, one draw and one draw). draw) was achieved. defeat).
It is now in seventh place in the FIFA ranking. In the Eurocup in 2021, Spain was the semi-finalist, eliminated by the eventual champions Italy, and is the leader of Group A2 in the League of Nations. They lost the final of the last edition of that League in 2021 against France, but have since lost only one match (against Switzerland).
Here is a review of the stars of La Roja.
Qatar’s Spanish stars
The 19-year-old FC Barcelona midfielder from the Canary Islands is already one of the flagships of Spanish football due to his creativity in producing games and his non-flammable physique.
He made his debut in the Spanish First Division in 2020. In 2021, he made his debut with the absolute Spanish team to play the World Cup qualifying matches in Qatar. He played in the Eurocup and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games that year (postponed to 2021 due to the covid-19 outbreak). He has since become a fixture for both his club and the national team.
He also won the Golden Boy award in 2021, which honors the world’s best young player under the age of 21 in the Ballon d’Or style.
The 34-year-old captain of the team.
He became world champion with Spain in 2010 and Europe in 2012, and this will be his fourth world title. He also won three Champions Leagues with FC Barcelona.
He is the third most played player in Spain’s history with 139 games before the World Cup started in Qatar.
Despite his age and struggling in the most physical matches, Busquets is one of the indispensable midfielders of FC Barcelona and the Spanish team due to his ability to organize the game.
Another promising youngster of FC Barcelona and the Spanish team is Ansu Fati. The 20-year-old striker is one of the most talented players in Spanish football due to his ability to score and seek goals, but then comes to Qatar 2022 under the shadow of knowing if he can recover. Two years when he received serious injuries, including a meniscus, one of which led to surgery.
Spanish Coach Luis Enrique stated that he was one of the players that surprised him the most when he saw him for the first time. known as)?'”.
He became the youngest player to score an official goal in the history of the Spanish national team with 17 years and 311 days, until he surpassed his teammate and national team Gavi with 17 years 304 days.
Full list of summoners from Spain
when he announced that he was called Luis Enrique said that he has a ‘macanuda’ list for the World Cup with his own style. “I’m completely convinced we’re going to fight,” he said.
This is the list of 26 wanted men with some major shortcomings, such as defender Sergio Ramos and forward Lago Aspas.
Possible starting line-up
Spain will play their first game against Costa Rica this Wednesday. They will also face Germany (Sunday, November 27) and Japan (Thursday, December 1st) in the group stage.
For this Tuesday, According to Marca’s predictionthere are eight players who can take the field: Unai Simón in the goal; Dani Carvajal, Laporte and Jordi Alba on defense; Busquets, Pedri and Gavi in the midfield and Marco Asensio in the front. Biggest doubts, others agree Local media like Antena 3They are fully on the attack.
In a recent Twitch stream, Luis Enrique evaluated the Costa Rican team. “The match we’re going to play against Costa Rica will be similar to that of Jordan. It’s a team that is locked back, something we usually see in Spain National Team games. It’s a tough match, but it also has a lot of possibilities if we can make it.” “Get the ball around quickly, if we go in, if we get out, if we finish… It’s hard but we’re used to it and that doesn’t worry me.”
With information from CNN en Español’s Sergio Gómez, Sebastián Jiménez Valencia, Felipe Monforte and Ángela Reyes.
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