Real Madrid, who will play their third consecutive Champions League final against Liverpool on Saturday, have replaced Barcelona as the national team's base. The merengue team is the team that contributes the most players to the Spanish team that will participate in the 2018 World Cup, with a total of six players. Sergio Ramos, captain of the Iberian team, Dani Carvajal, Nacho Fernandez, Isco Alarcon, Lucas Vázquez and Marco Asensio, appear in the list of 23 summoned technician Julen Lopetegui made public this Monday at a ceremony held in Madrid. The six players of Real Madrid will later arrive at the Spanish national team's concentration.
While the rest of their teammates will begin their preparation for the World Cup starting on May 28, the meringues will have a week of vacations after the Champions League final before joining the team on the eve of the first preparation match against Switzerland. will be played next June 3 in Villarreal. Lopetegui informed that "seven players", mostly of the U-21 team, will work with the rest of the group during the absence of the meringues."Tomorrow the Federation will give a note communicating the seven players who will come to help us; they are going to be some sub-21. Players who want to work with them and who are with us, "said Julen Lopetegui at a press conference after unveiling his squad list. And it is that of the six players of Real Madrid, two are indisputable holders for Lopetegui; Sergio Ramos, captain of the Red, and Dani Carvajal. Meanwhile, Isco is one of the players most used by the Basque coach, while Nacho Fernandez leaves as the third center of the team.Place a free apuestas 365 betting tip.
It will be the merengue Spain of the 21st century Real Madrid did not exercise as a dominant force with 'La Roja' in a World Cup since Korea and Japan 2002, when it contributed four elements to the team then led by José Antonio CamachoJosé Antonio Camacho: Iker Casillas, Fernando Hierro, Ivan Helguera, Fernando Morientes and Raúl González Blanco .
Madrid was losing prominence since then. Four years later, in Germany 2006, there were also four merengues players who came to the event, Casillas, Michel Salgado, Sergio Ramos and Raúl, but on that occasion there were also four Valencia players, Santiago Cañizares, Carlos Marchena, David Albelda and the top scorer of the Spanish national team with 59 goals David Villa. "We have the best team we have considered. What we can win we will win there. We have hope, ambition, the humility of knowing what a World Cup is. We have the maximum desire to start the ball rolling, "said the coach.