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ONE: If you do not appreciate Andres Iniesta ask yourself this, do you appreciate football? In some parts of the world he largely lies in the shadow cast by Lionel Messi in the Camp Nou. But those that watch him regularly know what he brings to a side. Everything about him this tournament has been- Lineker are you ready?- siiick. And not just Iniesta, the technique possessed throughout the Spain squad is something to make us, at futbolgrande HQ, drool. But yes, we are subjective. Probably!
In 2006, it is said, he turned down a move to Chelsea. Until 2009, he didn’t represent Spain. The reasoning for both is the same; Jesús Navas suffers from anxiety when it comes to being away from Seville.
You must be excited for Euro 2012? If not you’ve ended up at the wrong place. It all gets under way today, but for Spain it doesn’t start till Sunday. So before then, if you want to absorb all you can about Del Bosque’s team, we’ve put together some essential reading for you.
The crowd of 75,000 partisan fans jeered. Up stepped Barcelona’s Miguel Angel Nadal, Rafa Nadal’s uncle, knowing that if he missed, Spain were heading back home from another international tournament.
He started all 38 La Liga games. He played behind a central striker, he played right, left and then dropped deeper to compensate for Toulalan’s injury. He scored a late equaliser at the Bernabeu and another eight goals on that, including several free-kicks.
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