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Flag of Spain Spain
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Nickname(s) La Roja (The Red One)
Association Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Flag of Spain Vicente del Bosque
Captain Iker Casillas
Most caps Iker Casillas (152)
Top scorer David Villa (56)
Ground Various
FIFA code ESP
FIFA ranking 1
Highest FIFA ranking 1 (July 2008 – June 2009, October 2009 – March 2010, July 2010 – July 2011, October 2011 – present)
Lowest FIFA ranking 25 (March 1998)
Elo ranking 1
Highest Elo ranking 1 (Sept 1920 – May 1924, Sept – Dec 1925, June 2002, June 2008 – June 2009, July 2010- June 2013, September 2013)
Lowest Elo ranking 20 (June 1969, June 1981, November 1991)
World Cup appearances 14 (First in 1934)
Best result Winners, 2010
UEFA European Championship appearances 2 (First in 1964)
Best result Winners, 1964, 2008 and 2012
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The Spain national football team is the national association football team of Spain and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation ('Real Federación Española de Fútbol – RFEF).

History

Main article: History of the Spain national football team

FIFA World Cup history

Main article: Germany FIFA World Cup history

FIFA World Cup

UEFA European Football Championship

Main article: Spain UEFA European Football Championship history

Friendly matches 2013-14

Main article: Spain friendly match history

Current squad

Current squad

The following players were called for the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad.
Caps and goals are correct as of 30 May 2014.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Iker Casillas (c) 20 May 1981 (1981-05-20) (age 36) 153 0 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
12 1GK David de Gea 7 November 1990 (1990-11-07) (age 26) 0 0 England Manchester United
23 1GK Pepe Reina 31 August 1982 (1982-08-31) (age 35) 31 0 Flag of Italy Napoli
2 2DF Raúl Albiol 4 September 1985 (1985-09-04) (age 32) 46 0 Flag of Italy Napoli
3 2DF Gerard Piqué 2 February 1987 (1987-02-02) (age 30) 60 4 Flag of Spain Barcelona
4 2DF Javi Martínez 2 September 1988 (1988-09-02) (age 29) 16 0 Germany Bayern Munich
15 2DF Sergio Ramos 30 March 1986 (1986-03-30) (age 31) 115 9 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
17 2DF César Azpilicueta 28 August 1989 (1989-08-28) (age 28) 6 0 England Chelsea
18 2DF Jordi Alba 21 March 1989 (1989-03-21) (age 28) 25 5 Flag of Spain Barcelona
22 2DF Juanfran 9 January 1985 (1985-01-09) (age 32) 6 0 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
5 3MF Koke 8 January 1992 (1992-01-08) (age 25) 7 0 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
6 3MF Andrés Iniesta 11 May 1984 (1984-05-11) (age 33) 95 12 Flag of Spain Barcelona
8 3MF Xavi Hernández 25 January 1980 (1980-01-25) (age 37) 131 13 Flag of Spain Barcelona
10 3MF Cesc Fàbregas 4 May 1987 (1987-05-04) (age 30) 88 13 Flag of Spain Barcelona
13 3MF Juan Mata 28 April 1988 (1988-04-28) (age 29) 32 9 England Manchester United
14 3MF Xabi Alonso 25 November 1981 (1981-11-25) (age 35) 109 15 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
16 3MF Sergio Busquets 16 July 1988 (1988-07-16) (age 29) 64 0 Flag of Spain Barcelona
20 3MF Santi Cazorla 13 December 1984 (1984-12-13) (age 32) 62 10 England Arsenal
21 3MF David Silva 8 January 1986 (1986-01-08) (age 31) 79 20 England Manchester City
7 4FW David Villa 3 December 1981 (1981-12-03) (age 35) 94 56 Flag of the United States New York City
9 4FW Fernando Torres 20 March 1984 (1984-03-20) (age 33) 107 37 England Chelsea
11 4FW Pedro Rodríguez 28 July 1987 (1987-07-28) (age 30) 38 14 Flag of Spain Barcelona
19 4FW Diego Costa 7 October 1988 (1988-10-07) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid

Recent callups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last twelve months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Víctor Valdés 14 January 1982 (1982-01-14) (age 35) 20 0 Flag of Spain Barcelona v. Flag of Italy.gif Italy, 5 March 2014
DF Alberto Moreno 5 July 1992 (1992-07-05) (age 25) 3 0 Flag of Spain Sevilla 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
DF Daniel Carvajal 11 January 1992 (1992-01-11) (age 25) 0 0 Flag of Spain Real Madrid 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
DF Álvaro Arbeloa 17 January 1983 (1983-01-17) (age 34) 56 0 Flag of Spain Real Madrid v. Flag of South Africa.png South Africa, 19 November 2013
DF Nacho Monreal 26 February 1986 (1986-02-26) (age 31) 16 0 England Arsenal v. Flag of South Africa.png South Africa, 19 November 2013
DF Iñigo Martínez 17 May 1991 (1991-05-17) (age 26) 2 0 Flag of Spain Real Sociedad v. Flag of South Africa.png South Africa, 19 November 2013
DF Marc Bartra 15 January 1991 (1991-01-15) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Spain Barcelona v. Flag of South Africa.png South Africa, 19 November 2013
DF Nacho Fernández 18 January 1990 (1990-01-18) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Spain Real Madrid v. Flag of CHI.png Chile, 10 September 2013
MF Jesús Navas INJ 21 November 1985 (1985-11-21) (age 31) 34 3 England Manchester City 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Thiago Alcântara INJ 11 April 1991 (1991-04-11) (age 26) 5 0 Germany Bayern Munich 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Ander Iturraspe 8 March 1989 (1989-03-08) (age 28) 1 0 Flag of Spain Athletic Bilbao 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
MF Isco 21 April 1992 (1992-04-21) (age 25) 2 0 Flag of Spain Real Madrid v. Flag of Georgia.png Georgia, 15 October 2013
MF Mario Suárez 24 February 1987 (1987-02-24) (age 30) 2 0 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid v. Flag of Georgia.png Georgia, 15 October 2013
MF Javi García 8 February 1987 (1987-02-08) (age 30) 3 0 England Manchester City v. Flag of CHI.png Chile, 10 September 2013
FW Fernando Llorente 26 February 1985 (1985-02-26) (age 32) 23 7 Flag of Italy Juventus 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
FW Álvaro Negredo 20 August 1985 (1985-08-20) (age 32) 20 10 England Manchester City 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, 31 May 2014
FW Gerard Deulofeu 13 March 1994 (1994-03-13) (age 23) 1 0 England Everton v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 31 May 2014
FW Michu 21 March 1986 (1986-03-21) (age 31) 1 0 Flag of Wales Swansea City v. Belarus Flag.svg Belarus, 11 October 2013
FW Roberto Soldado 27 May 1985 (1985-05-27) (age 32) 12 7 England Tottenham Hotspur v. Flag of CHI.png Chile, 10 September 2013
FW Cristian Tello 11 August 1991 (1991-08-11) (age 26) 1 0 Flag of Spain Barcelona v. Flag of Ecuador.png Ecuador, 14 August 2013

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Spain international players

Managers

Main article: List of Spain international managers

Honours

Senior team

Competition 1 2 3 Total
Olympic Games 1 2 0 3
Confederations Cup 0 1 1 2
World Championship 1 0 0 1
European Championship 3 1 0 4
Universiade 1 0 0 1
Mediterranean Games 2 1 2 5
Total 8 5 3 16
This is a list of honours for the senior Spanish national team

FIFA World Cup

  • Winners (1): 2010
  • Fourth place (1): 1950

UEFA European Championship

FIFA Confederations Cup

  • Runner-up (1): 2013
  • Third place (1): 2009

Summer Olympics


External links

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Football in Spain
League competitions The LFP Cup competitions
Primera División Spain Copa del Rey
Segunda División (U-21) (U-20) (U-19) Supercopa de España
Segunda División B (U-18) (U-17) (U-16) Copa Federación
Tercera División List of clubs Copa de la Liga
Divisiones Regionales List of stadiums
(by capacity)
List of leagues
FIFA World Cup hosts

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FIFA World Cup winners

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UEFA European Championship finals winners

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Spain – 1990 FIFA World Cup -
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Spain – UEFA Euro 2000


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Spain – 2002 FIFA World Cup -
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Spain – UEFA Euro 2004


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Spain – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Round of 16

1. Casillas 2. Salgado 3. Pernía 4. Marchena 5. Puyol 6. Albelda 7. Raúl (c) 8. Xavi 9. F. Torres 10. Reyes 11. Luis García 12. A. López 13. Iniesta 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Senna 17. Joaquín 18. Fàbregas 19. Cañizares 20. Juanito 21. Villa 22. Ibáñez 23. Reina

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Spain – UEFA Euro 2008 - Winners (2nd Title)


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Spain – 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup


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Spain – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Winners (1st title)

1. Casillas 2. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Marchena 5. Puyol 6. Iniesta 7. Villa 8. Xavi 9. F. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Capdevila 12. Valdés 13. Mata 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Arbeloa 18. Pedro 19. Llorente 20. Martínez 21. Silva 22. Navas 23. Reina

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Spain – UEFA Euro 2012 - Winners (3rd title)

1. Casillas (c) 2. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Martínez 5. Juanfran 6. Iniesta 7. Pedro 8. Xavi 9. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Negredo 12. Valdés 13. Mata 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Arbeloa 18. Alba 19. Llorente 20. Cazorla 21. Silva 22. Navas 23. Reina

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Spain – 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup - Runner-up

1. Casillas 2. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Martínez 5. Azpilicueta 6. Iniesta 7. Villa 8. Xavi 9. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Pedro 12. Valdés 13. Mata 14. Soldado 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Arbeloa 18. Alba 19. Monreal 20. Cazorla 21. Silva 22. Navas 23. Reina

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Spain – 2014 FIFA World Cup - Group stage (B)

1. I. Casillas (c) 2. R. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Javi Martínez 5. Juanfran 6. A. Iniesta 7. David Villa 8. Xavi 9. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Pedro 12. De Gea 13. Mata 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Koke 18. Alba 19. Diego Costa 20. S. Cazorla 21. Silva 22. Azpilicueta 23. Reina

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Spain – UEFA Euro 2016 – Round of 16

1. Casillas 2. Azpilicueta 3. Piqué 4. Bartra 5. Busquets 6. Iniesta 7. Morata 8. Koke 9. Vázquez 10. Fàbregas 11. Pedro 12. Bellerín 13. De Gea 14. Thiago 15. Ramos 16. Juanfran 17. San José 18. Alba 19. Bruno 20. Aduriz 21. Silva 22. Nolito 23. Rico

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Spain – 2018 FIFA World Cup -

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