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Spain’s rise in world football continues

Posted on | September 11, 2008 | No Comments

After wining European trophy this summer, Spain continues with the great form also with the new coach. After wining 4-0 against Armenia, now they have a record of 37 games unbeaten in World Cup qualifiers, beating the previous record held by Germany.

david villa

david villa

The last game they lost was in 1993 against Denmark.
In all the competitions, including friendlies, Spain has 25 unbeaten games and 618 minutes without a goal conceded.
All these performances rise up Spain into the first position of the Fifa World Ranking.
Another important fact is that the Euro 2008 top goalscorer , David Villa struck twice which put him on the seventh position of all time scorers for Spain with 21 goals. The record is owned by Raul with 44 goals.
The 26 years old player declared that he is happy that the team manage to win the first two matches and  hopes that he continue improving himself, scoring a lot of goals and entering in Spain‘s history.
The match signed also the debut of Bojan Krkic who finaly ended the last months speculations.
Bojan who just turned 18 got the chance by replacing Cazorla in the 64th minute.
Bojan becomes one of the four youngest Spain internationals.
Bojan declared that he is very happy and relief with the debut.  Also the coach was delighted with the debut, mentioning that all have to take care of him and Capel because they are very young.



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