Spain national football team are present reigning World as well as European champs, after winning the 2010 FIFA World Cup along with the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship. Spain in addition triumphed in the '64 European Nations' Cup and also reached the UEFA Euro 1984 Final. In July 2008 Spain rose to the top of the FIFA World Rankings the very first time in the team's history, becoming the 6th nation to top this position, and also the first nation to top the position without having earlier triumphed in the FIFA World Cup. In between November '06 and June '09 Spain went undefeated for a record-tying 35 straight matches prior to their loss to the U . S ., a record shared along with Brazil, including a record 15-game winning streak and therefore gaining 3rd place in the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Not too long ago, the team has been known for implementing a type of play involving roaming movements and also positional change between midfielders, shifting the ball in intricate patterns, and sharp, one- or two-touch passing; this type of play has been known as Tiki-taka (or Tiqui-taca). The good results from Spain recently as well as their type of play, has helped the Spanish team turn out to be a dominating football force in entire world.
Fifa ranking: 1.
Nickname: La Roja, La Furia Roja
Best active scorer: David Villa (51)
Most caps ever: Iker Casillas (134)
Head coach: Vicente del Bosque
|Star Player: Andres Iniesta
The Spain squad is full of World Class players, but one in our eyes stands out from the lot. He is the true magician when it comes to dribbling, holding up the ball, scoring, assisting and helping his team out, the one and only Andres Iniesta.
His willingness to play anywhere on the pitch has earned him the sobriquet El Ilusionista (The Illusionist), El Cerebro (The Brain), El Anti-Galáctico (a pun on Real Madrid players' nickname Los Galácticos), El Caballero Pálido (The Pale Knight) and most recently Don Andrés from the Spanish press.
How would we play with them based on their roster
Goalkeeper: normal role
Full backs: support/automatic
Central defenders: both limited defenders stopper/cover
Midfielders: central midfielder set as a playmaker
Wingers: attacking, cut inside
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