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Spain
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)
  • La Furia Roja (The Red Fury)[1][2]
  • La Furia (The Fury)
  • La Roja (The Red [One])
Association Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Julen Lopetegui
Captain Sergio Ramos
Most caps Iker Casillas (167)[3]
Top scorer David Villa (59)
Home stadium Various
FIFA code ESP
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (July 2008 – June 2009, October 2009 – March 2010, July 2010 – July 2011, October 2011 – July 2014)
Lowest 25 (March 1998)
Elo ranking
Current Steady (18 April 2018)
Highest (September 1920 – May 1924, September – December 1925, June 2008 – June 2009, July 2010 – June 2013)
Lowest 19 (June–October 1969, November 1991)
First international
 Spain 1–0 Denmark 
(Brussels, Belgium; 28 August 1920)
Biggest win
 Spain 13–0 Bulgaria 
(Madrid, Spain; 21 May 1933)
Biggest defeat
 Spain 1–7 Italy 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4 June 1928)
 England 7–1 Spain 
(London, England; 9 December 1931)
World Cup
Appearances 15 (first in 1934)
Best result Champions, 2010
European Championship
Appearances 10 (first in 1964)
Best result Champions, 19642008 and 2012
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 2009)
Best result Runners-up, 2013

 


 

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The following players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and preceding warm-up matches.
Caps and goals correct as of: 27 March 2018, after the match against  Argentina.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK David de Gea 7 November 1990 (age 27) 27 0 England Manchester United
13 GK Kepa Arrizabalaga 3 October 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao
23 GK Pepe Reina 31 August 1982 (age 35) 36 0 Italy Napoli

2 DF César Azpilicueta 28 August 1989 (age 28) 21 0 England Chelsea
3 DF Gerard Piqué 2 February 1987 (age 31) 96 5 Spain Barcelona
4 DF Nacho 18 January 1990 (age 28) 15 0 Spain Real Madrid
12 DF Álvaro Odriozola 14 December 1995 (age 22) 2 0 Spain Real Sociedad
15 DF Sergio Ramos (Captain) 30 March 1986 (age 32) 151 13 Spain Real Madrid
16 DF Nacho Monreal 26 February 1986 (age 32) 21 1 England Arsenal
18 DF Jordi Alba 21 March 1989 (age 29) 60 8 Spain Barcelona
20 DF Dani Carvajal 11 January 1992 (age 26) 15 0 Spain Real Madrid

5 MF Sergio Busquets 16 July 1988 (age 29) 102 2 Spain Barcelona
6 MF Andrés Iniesta (Vice-captain) 11 May 1984 (age 34) 125 14 Japan Vissel Kobe
7 MF Saúl Ñíguez 21 November 1994 (age 23) 9 0 Spain Atlético Madrid
8 MF Koke 8 January 1992 (age 26) 38 0 Spain Atlético Madrid
10 MF Thiago 11 April 1991 (age 27) 27 2 Germany Bayern Munich
14 MF Marco Asensio 21 January 1996 (age 22) 10 0 Spain Real Madrid
21 MF David Silva 8 January 1986 (age 32) 119 35 England Manchester City
22 MF Isco 21 April 1992 (age 26) 27 10 Spain Real Madrid

9 FW Rodrigo Moreno 6 March 1991 (age 27) 4 2 Spain Valencia
11 FW Iago Aspas 1 August 1987 (age 30) 8 4 Spain Celta Vigo
17 FW Lucas Vázquez 1 July 1991 (age 26) 5 0 Spain Real Madrid
19 FW Diego Costa 7 October 1988 (age 29) 18 7 Spain Atlético Madrid

Recent call-ups

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
DF Unai Núñez 30 January 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Jesús Vallejo 5 January 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Spain Real Madrid 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Yeray 24 January 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Marcos Alonso 28 December 1990 (age 27) 1 0 England Chelsea v.  Argentina, 27 March 2018
DF Marc Bartra 15 January 1991 (age 27) 13 0 Spain Betis v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
DF Alberto Moreno 5 July 1992 (age 25) 4 0 England Liverpool v.  Russia, 14 November 2017

MF Mikel Oyarzabal 21 April 1997 (age 21) 1 0 Spain Real Sociedad 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Rodri 22 June 1996 (age 21) 1 0 Spain Villarreal 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Carlos Soler 2 January 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Spain Valencia 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Daniel Parejo 16 April 1989 (age 29) 1 0 Spain Valencia v.  Argentina, 27 March 2018
MF Asier Illarramendi 8 March 1990 (age 28) 3 1 Spain Real Sociedad v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
MF Suso 19 November 1993 (age 24) 1 0 Italy Milan v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
MF Luis Alberto 28 September 1992 (age 25) 1 0 Italy Lazio v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
MF Jonathan Viera 21 October 1989 (age 28) 1 0 China Beijing Sinobo Guoan v.  Israel, 9 October 2017

FW Iñaki Williams 15 June 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Spain Athletic Bilbao 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
FW Álvaro Morata 23 October 1992 (age 25) 23 13 England Chelsea v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
FW Vitolo 2 November 1989 (age 28) 12 4 Spain Atlético Madrid v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
FW José Callejón 11 February 1987 (age 31) 5 0 Italy Napoli v.  Russia, 14 November 2017
FW Pedro 28 July 1987 (age 30) 65 17 England Chelsea v.  Israel, 9 October 2017
FW Aritz Aduriz 11 February 1981 (age 37) 13 2 Spain Athletic Bilbao v.  Israel, 9 October 2017
FW Gerard Deulofeu 13 March 1994 (age 24) 4 1 England Watford v.  Liechtenstein, 5 September 2017
FW David Villa 3 December 1981 (age 36) 98 59 United States New York City v.  Italy, 2 September 2017

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
SUS Player is serving suspension.

 

 

 

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