Sergio Ramos admitted to being surprised when David Villa Called the Spanish national team Again
Sergio Ramos admitted surprised when he realized that David Villa again called to the squad of Spain. Villa has been absent from the international event for three years.
Villa currently plays for New York City FC, earning her international call for the first time in three years from manager Julen Lopetegui. He is prepared for the game against Italy in the World Cup qualifying round this weekend.
The 35-year-old veteran striker who has not strengthened La Furia Roja since the 2014 World Cup has 59 goals with the Matador national team. Currently he still holds the record of Spain’s top goalscorer, past the incision Raul Gonzalez.
Ramos, although surprised by the entry of Villa again, sure the sharpness of the striker is not reduced. He also said that the attackers who have long not strengthen the Spanish is still a favorite for fans.
Villa fills the role of Diego Costa
Villa has previously declared retirement, and now he will try to prove himself as a sharp player. His fierce side in front of goal was visible when he decided to move to MLS in 2014, after deciding cooperation with Atletico Madrid.
“David Villa back to the squad? I think it shocks everyone. But it’s natural he is worthy of being called and he still has a young spirit and always wants to score goals, “said the Real Madrid captain, who already has 143 caps with La Roja.
Both Spain and Italy have a great chance to qualify for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia 2018. Both teams share five wins, and one draw at the first meeting in Turin last year. Only group winners will qualify automatically.
So, the game facing Gli Azzuri becomes very crucial to make it easier for them to escape. Called Villa to skuat Matador also in anticipation Lopetegui, who currently only has a figure of a capable striker on Alvaro Morata.
Diego Costa who previously always appeared alongside Spain, currently his status is being frozen Chelsea. He has not been training since the end of last season. (Source: Squawka)