Spain national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

Spain national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

In this article, you will get to know about Spain national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, and History. The Spanish national football team has represented Spain in international men’s soccer competitions since 1920. It is administered by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body of football in Spain.

Spain is one of the eight national teams to be crowned world champions, participating in 16 of the 22 FIFA World Cups, and has qualified continuously since 1978. European Championships Spain is currently competing against other top European teams in Division A of the UEFA Nations League. Their best result was in the 2020-21 season where they lost to France and reached the final.

Team Profile summary

AssociationReal Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF)
Nickname(s)La Furia Roja, La Furia, La Roja
FIFA rank8 (26 November 2023)
Most CapsSergio Ramos (180)
Top ScorerDavid Villa (59)
Home stadiumSantiago Bernabéu Stadium
Head coachLuis Enrique

Spain national football team History

Spain has been a member of FIFA since its inception in 1904, although the Spanish Football Federation was first established in 1909. The first Spanish football team was formed in 1920, with the primary goal of finding a team to represent Spain at the Summer Olympics. In the same year in Belgium. Spain made its tournament debut against Denmark on 28 August 1920, winning silver medals in the last two Olympic Games.

The Spaniards won the match 1-0 and eventually won the silver medal. Spain qualified for their first FIFA World Cup in 1934, defeating Brazil in their first match and losing again in the quarter-finals to hosts and finalists Italy. The Spanish Civil War and World War II prevented Spain from playing any competitive matches between the qualifiers of the 1934 World Cup and the 1950 edition. And then they reached the final. Fourth place. Until 2010, it was Spain’s highest result in the FIFA World Cup final, which they dubbed “Underchewing”.

However, two years later, they were eliminated from the group stage of the 2014 World Cup. At Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup, the team reached the Round of 16. At UEFA Euro 2020 in 2021, Spain won, reaching the quarter-finals of a major tournament for the first time since 2012, before losing to the finalists. Italy fined The team ended the tournament with two wins and four draws (including two penalty shootouts).

Spain national football team Home Stadium

Spain does not have a designated national stadium. The capital Madrid (Bernabéu and Metropolitano), Seville (Pizjuán, La Cartuja and Villamarín), Valencia (Mestalla and Orriols) and Barcelona (Camp Nou and Montjuïc) are the four Spanish cities that have hosted more than 15 national team matches. Is. Home in addition to the country’s largest stadium.

Along with other friendly matches, qualifying matches against smaller opponents are played at provincial stadiums. The 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign included matches between Reno de Leon in Lyon, Los Carmens in Granada, El Molinen in Gajan and Rico Perez in Alicante.

Spain national football team Kit

The Spanish cut is traditionally a red shirt with yellow trim, dark blue shorts, and black socks, while their current cut is predominantly white. The color of socks changed from black to blue like shorts during the 1990s, until the mid-2010s when they returned to their traditional black color matching the blue of the shorts or the red of the jersey. Spin Kits are manufactured by manufacturers such as Adidas (1981 to 1983), Lee Cook Sportive (1983 to 1991), and Adidas Again (since 1991). Instead of displaying the logo of the Spanish Football Federation, the Spanish jersey traditionally has a Spanish crest on the left chest. After winning the 2010 World Cup, the World Cup-winning badge was added to the right chest of the jersey, and a gold star over the top of Spain.

Who are Spain National Football team players?

The following Spain players were called up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. Have a look.

NoPositionPlayer NameDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKArnau Tenas30-05-2001 (20)00Barcelona
13GKDavid Raya15-09-1995 (26)10Brentford
23GKUnai Simón11-06-1997 (24)210Athletic Bilbao
2DFCésar Azpilicueta28-08-1989 (32)381Chelsea
3DFEric García09-01-2001 (21)150Barcelona
4DFPau Torres17-01-1997 (25)171Villarreal
12DFHugo Guillamón31-01-2000 (22)21Valencia
14DFAymeric Laporte27-05-1994 (27)151Manchester City
17DFMarcos Alonso28-12-1990 (31)70Chelsea
18DFJordi Alba21-03-1989 (33)828Barcelona
20DFDani Carvajal11-01-1992 (30)270Real Madrid
5MFCarlos Soler02-01-1997 (25)62PSG
6MFMarcos Llorente30-01-1995 (27)130Atlético Madrid
8MFKoke08-01-1992 (30)620Atlético Madrid
9MFGavi05-08-2004 (17)60Barcelona
10MFPedri25-11-2002 (19)120Barcelona
16MFRodri22-06-1996 (25)311Manchester City
21MFDani Olmo07-05-1998 (23)204RB Leipzig
7FWÁlvaro Morata23-10-1992 (29)5225Juventus
11FWFerran Torres29-02-2000 (22)2413Barcelona
19FWYeremi Pino20-10-2002 (19)41Villarreal
22FWPablo Sarabia11-05-1992 (29)187Sporting CP

Who are the Spain national football team captain and coach?

Sergio Busquets is the captain of Spain’s national football team and Luis Enrique is Spain’s national football team Coach.

Spain national football team captain

Sergio Busquets is the captain of Spain’s national football team. Have a look at the profile summary of Spain’s current captain.

Profile summary

  • Name: Sergio Busquets
  • Date of birth/Age: Jul 16, 1988 (33)
  • Place of birth: Badia del Vallès
  • Citizenship:  Spain
  • Height: 1,89 m
  • Position: Defensive Midfield
  • National player: Spain
  • Caps/Goals: 133 / 2

Spain national football team Coach

Luis Enrique is Spain’s national football team Coach. Have a look at the profile summary of the team’s current coach.

Profile summary

  • Name: Luis Enrique
  • Date of birth/Age: May 8, 1970 (51)
  • Place of birth: Gijón
  • Citizenship: Spain
  • Coaching Licence: UEFA Pro Licence
  • Avg. the term as coach: 1.83 Years
  • Preferred formation: 4-3-3 Attacking

Spain national football team world rankings

The Spanish men’s national soccer team finished the year 2023 in 8th place on the FIFA World Ranking, dropping one spot since December of the previous year.

Spain national football team trophies

Senior team

Olympic Games1203
Confederations Cup0112
World Championship1001
European Championship3104
Mediterranean Games2125

This is a list of honors for the senior Spanish national team

FIFA World Cup

  • Winners (1): 2010
  • Fourth place (1): 1950

UEFA European Championship

  • Winners (3): 1964, 2008, 2012
  • Runner-up (1): 1984
  • Semi-final (1): 2020

FIFA Confederations Cup

  • Runner-up (1): 2013
  • Third place (1): 2009

Summer Olympics

  • Gold Medal (1): 1992
  • Silver Medal (2): 1920, 2000


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