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Lighting up La Ciudad del Futbol in Las Rozas - a municipality near Madrid and the home of the RFEF - are two European Championships, one World Cup and countless trophies from under-age successes. Domestically there’s the small matter of Real Madrid and Barcelona too, the two teams who were pretty much solely responsible for FIFA’s team of the year and who’s regular meetings - known as El Clasico - regularly draw millions of viewers worldwide.
Depor have a new man in town. An experienced man. A man with a proud record. Carlos Marchena.
There is a deep-rooted irony in the words that follow. Firstly we’re going to draw your attention to the talent of Oliver Torres, then we’re going to be the ones to tell you not to pin high expectations on his young shoulders. Yet.
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!
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