Russia 2018: Spain World Cup Profile

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place in Russia from Thursday, June 14 and eFocusLive.com Sports Desk throws more light on the Spain National Team.

We take you through a guide to squad list, manager, key record in the FIFA World Cup and many more.

NAME: Spain
NICKNAME: La Roja (The Red) or La Furia (The Fury)
NATIONAL ANTHEM: La Marcha Real (The Royal March)
FLAG: It consists of three horizontal stripes: red, yellow and red
FIFA WORLD RANKING: 6th
MANAGER: Julen Lopetegui
CAPTAIN: Sergio Ramos
STAR PLAYERS: Andres Iniesta, David Silva
RISING STAR: Marco Asensio
GROUP: Group B
GROUP OPPONENTS: Portugal, Morocco, Iran
KEY RECORD: Won 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

THE SQUAD
Goalkeepers: David de Gea (Manchester United), Pepe Reina (Napoli), Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao).

Defenders: Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Nacho Monreal (Arsenal), Alvaro Odriozola (Real Sociedad), Nacho Fernandez (Real Madrid), Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid), Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea).

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Isco (Real Madrid), Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich), David Silva (Manchester City), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Saul Niguez (Atletico Madrid), Koke (Atletico Madrid).

Forwards: Marco Asensio (Real Madrid), Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo), Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid), Rodrigo Moreno (Valencia), Lucas Vazquez (Real Madrid).

Source: eFocusLive.com

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