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Spain Sack Coach Lopetegui Days To World Cup

14 June, 2018, 15:05 | Author: Lula Armstrong
  • Spain Sack Coach Lopetegui Days To World Cup

Del Bosque had led La Roja to a almost unprecedented run of success, with its 2010 World Cup championship sandwiched between European titles in 2008 and 2012.

An hour after that, the RFEF then posted their own reaction as they announced that Real would have to pay the €2 million release clause for Lopetegui, who had just signed a new long-term contract with La Roja on May 22 .

After short spells at Rayo Vallecano and with Madrid's youth team Real Madrid Castilla, Lopetegui enjoyed a successful time with Spain's under-19s and under-21s.

"Our World Cup is in the hands of (Sergio) Ramos, (Andres) Iniesta, (David) Silva, Diego Costa and company", Lama wrote on Twitter.

"I came from Moscow because this issue is more important, and we had to react. But the federation have an obligation, to represent all Spaniards", he said. Rubiales believes Lopetegui has acted unprofessionally.

However, there are fears his appointment could open up old divisions between the Real Madrid and Barcelona factions in the Spain squad.

Spain debuts at the 2018 World Cup on Friday against neighbor Portugal, and they are going to have to do it without the head coach they hoped would lead the team to glory.


But their soccer rivalry isn't as fierce, and this will be only the second time the neighbours meet in soccer biggest event, with Spain holding the advantage of a 1-0 win in the round of 16 at the 2010 World Cup.

"The future of Julen Lopetegui as Spanish national team manager hangs by a thread", said Madrid-based sports daily Marca. We have been compelled to make this decision'.

"We are the national team". "The responsibility and the commitment are with you and for you. Yesterday, today and tomorrow, together".

The ex-Real Madrid defender knows he can have little influence on the way the team is prepared to enter the tournament but will do the best he can with the hand he has been dealt.

Julen Lopetegui will replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager. Rumors began to fly that Lopetegui's job was in danger.

Rubiales, the former head of Spain's players union who was elected as federation president last month, said he was forced to fire Lopetegui because he had been left in the dark by his coach and by Madrid. But that's exactly what Spain has done by firing manager Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday, the day before the massively important tournament was scheduled to kick-off in Russian Federation.

Lopetegui was Vicente del Bosque successor for Spain following the team's failure to successfully defend its title at the 2016 European Championship.

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