Sergi Roberto did not play for his national team side because he feels pain around his Achilles tendor. Just like Umtiti who was injured in the training session ahead of World Cup qualifiers game, it is obvious that the Barca’s right back is now experiencing pain just below his calf muscle.
In the long sleeve shirt controversy, Gerard Pique was accused of cutting his sleeve with the aim of taking out the Spanish color on the shirt. It’s funny because in reality, the long sleeve shirt which is normally worn by the Barca man does not even have the Spain color on the sleeves.
Based on remarks and comments from the media, Gerard Pique announces Spain national team retirement after 2018 World Cup. The player revealed his intention when he spoke to the media after the Spanish game against Albania that ended 2–0 win for Spain.
FC Barcelona have officially confirmed the test result of Jordi Alba which reveals the player suffering from hamstring on his left leg. The defender was injured on Thursday night in the World Cup qualifiers game for Spain against Italy.
FC Barcelona no.1 left back Jordi Alba was taken off in the 22nd minute of Spain-Italy game. The defender now suffers hamstring injury ahead of Champions League game against Guardiola’s Manchester City. He was replaced by Nacho Fernandez.
Ahead of the World Cup qualifiers, Gerard Pique spoke to the press from the Spanish camp as they prepare to face Italy in the competition. The Barca defender recognized that when he talks less both on social media and to the press, he tends to have a higher rating from people.
The friendly game between Belgium and Spain have being cancelled due to safety reasons. The game was to be played in the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels on the Tuesday 17th by 8:45pm CET, due fear from the latest terror attack in Paris. Amid the cancellation of the match, Iniesta, Pique, Bartra, Alba, Busquet and Vermaelen will return FC Barcelona one day earlier.
Seven FC Barcelona internationals recorded victory in their various team Spain in EURO friendly, Turkey and Belgium. Andre Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquet, Jordi Alba and Marc Bartra were all selected in the starting lineup for the match against England that was played in Alicante, Spain. Arda also started for his country Turkey while Vermaelen started of the game on the bench. Continue reading