The End of the Domination Era of Real Madrid & Barcelona in the Spanish national team


About a decade or so, troops Spanish national team dominated by players Real Madrid and Barcelona. Not anymore.

Football lovers remember his golden days well Spanish national team when they won the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Cup. The names of the Spanish national team players were dominated by those from Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Call it from Real Madrid like Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Raul Albiol, Xabi Alonso, and Arbeloa. From Barcelona there are Carles Puyol, Gerard Pique, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Cesc Fabregas, Pedro, and David Villa.

The heyday of the Spanish national team in the era of the domination of Real Madrid and Barcelona players (Getty Images)

The 2018 World Cup, when Spain failed in the last 16, was the last moment of domination by Madrid and Barca in the Spanish national team.

Jordi Alba, Dani Carvajal, Nacho, Gerard Pique, Sergio Ramos, Isco, Sergio Busquets, Lucas Vazquez, Andres Iniesta and Marco Asensio were all chosen by the coach at the time, Julen Lopetegui.

Reporting from Brand, now under the tutelage of Luis Enrique, the Spanish national team players are no longer dominated by Real Madrid and Barcelona. Erique is targeting talented players, even though he does not play in the two giants of the Matador Country.

Now there are only Sergio Ramos and Marco Asensio (Real Madrid), as well as Sergio Busquets, Sergi Roberto, and Ansu Fati (Barcelona) in the Spain squad.

Spain coach Luis Enrique gives instructions to his players during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Ukraine and Spain at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct.13, 2020. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)Luis Enrique puts faith in young Spanish players (AP / Efrem Lukatsky)

Luis Enrique also took many players from Atletico Madrid, Real Sociedad, Athletic Club, and Villarreal. Call it like Mikel Oyarzabal, Mikel Merino, and Gerard Moreno.

Apart from that, the average age of the players Spanish national team quite young now. The average age is around 25 years!

So if Spain is preparing the future of its national team to be victorious again?

(aff / rin)


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