Spain national football team
Spain, officially known as Kingdom of Spain It is a country in the southwest of Europe. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula along with Portugal and Andorra. Spain borders France to the northeast along the Pyrenees. Various peoples have come to dominate the Spanish territories since ancient times, such as the Celts, Iberian, Roman, Visigoth and Moorish. r
In the Middle Ages, most of the area was under Muslim rule for at least five hundred years. The Moors remained in the Iberian Peninsula until 1492, the year when the Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were able to drive the Moors out. It was accomplished after a 770-year process of regaining territories, and in the same year Christopher Columbus discovered a new world. leading to the birth of the Spanish Empire that spread throughout the world Spain became the most powerful country in Europe at the time. But the ongoing war and other problems have diminished the greatness of the country. at the beginning of the century 20Spain has a dictatorship. but is now ruled by the monarch under the constitution and parliament elected democratically since the passing of the Spanish constitution in 1978.
Spain national football team It is the national football team of Spain. It is governed by and represents the Royal Spanish Football Federation in various international matches organized by the International Football Association (FIFA) and the European Football Association (UEFA). "La Furia Española" and its more popular nickname, "La Furia Roja", comes from the Italian word for the national team in their language "Furia Rossa". y" (fierce, fury) derives from the rather violent style of Spanish footballers in the matches that the Spanish national team participated for the first time in Antwerp. It was later used to refer to the Spanish raid of Antwerp in the Eighty Years' War (1576), one of the dark myths in Spanish military history. The "rossa" (red) comes from the color of the team jersey. In Thailand, this team has the nickname "Krating Du".
Spain has competed in 12 World Cups and hosted the 1982 World Cup. The best Spanish national team has achieved was in 2010. In South Africa, the Spanish national team has also competed at the European Championships (Euro) eight times, the most important of which is the 1964 Euros, which is the home championship after beating the Soviet Union 2-1, but in the round The 1984 Euro Football Finals were held in France. Spain were only runners-up as they lost 2-0 to the hosts and did not qualify for the semi-finals again until at Euro 2008. Spain reached the final, meeting Germany and winning. The champion finally
The biggest Olympic achievements for the Spanish national football team are: 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona Spain won gold after defeating Poland 3-2 in the final at Camp Nou. At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, Spain won the silver medal by lost to Cameroon after a penalty shoot-out in the final. Spain also won a silver medal at the Antwerp Olympics. Belgium, 1920
The Big Match Between 1950-2004
2 July 1950; Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Spain-England (1-0, goals from Sarra), 1950 World Cup.
July 16, 1950; Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Spain-Sweden (1-3) 1950 World Cup.
21 June 1964; Madrid: Spain-Soviet Union (2-1) 1964 Euro Final
21 December 1983; Sevilla: Spain-Malta (12-1) in the 1984 Euro qualifiers.
27 June 1984; Paris: Spain-France (0-2) 1984 Euro Final.
18 June 1986; Queretaro (Mexico): Spain-Denmark (5-1) at the 1986 World Cup.
August 8, 1992; Barcelona: Spain-Poland (3-2) 1992 Olympic finals
September 30, 2000; Sydney: Spain-Cameroon (2-3) 2000 Olympic finals.
11 November 2004; Madrid: Spain-England (1-0) This is the Spanish national team's 500th appearance.
European Football Championship 2008
Qualifiers started in 2006, but Spain were able to qualify for the group stages of the Euros in Austria and Switzerland. During this time there was a disagreement between the manager of Louis. Aragones and the Spanish press First in terms of past results that have been poor and second in "news" conflicts with former national team captain Raul Gonzalez.
In the group stage, Spain were in Group D along with Sweden, Greece and Russia. In their opening match against Russia, Spain won 4-1 with three goals from David Villa and one from Se. Sk Fabregas in the second match against Sweden Spain also won 2-1 by Fernando's shot. Torres and Villa and in the final match against the old champion of Greece Spain were also able to win with a score of 2-1, thanks to goals from Ruben de la Red and Dani Gvisa.
With three wins in a row, Spain are first in the group and face Italy in the quarter-finals. Spain managed to win 4-2 on penalties after extra-time and still tied 0-0 in this match. Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas was able to stop two shots from his opponent. Among the goalscorers for Spain in this match are Villa, Cazorla, Senna and Fabregas.
Spain played in the semi-finals against Russia on Thursday 26 June and won 3-0, with goals scored in the second half in all from Xavi Hernandez, Dani Gvisa and David Silva made Spain qualify for the final for the first time in 24 years, however, Spain was without key striker Villaa due to a thigh injury from a free-kick in the game. competing with Russia
On 29 June, Spain faced Germany, who had beaten Turkey 3-2 in this match, Fernando Torres' goal to put Spain leading Germany in the 33rd minute without any side to score. added in the second half The game ended with a score of 1-0, giving Spain the title of major tournament again after a 44-year hiatus.
2010 World Cup
in the 2010 FIFA World Cup hosted by South Africa. Before the tournament, Spain was the first favorite to win the championship. But when the first match Spain lost 1-0 to Switzerland, but after that, Spain continued to improve until they reached the final.
in the finals Spain defeated the Netherlands. That won every round went 1-0 in extra time. After a 0-0 draw in regular time with Andres Iniesta's 116th-minute goal, Spain were crowned world champions for the first time. and was the first European team to win a World Cup outside of its own continent. And was the first team to lose first in the first match but eventually turned back to be the champion.
European Football Championship 2012
At the 2012 European Football Championships hosted by Poland and Ukraine Spain as the reigning champion can successfully defend the championship for the second time in a row. In the finals, it was able to blow up the form that defeated Italy to a total of 4-0.
World Cup 2014
in the 2014 FIFA World Cup hosted by Brazil. Retaining champions Spain are in Group B, the same group as the Netherlands, last time finals, Chile and Australia. The second most defeated in the history of the national team as well and in the next match. Spain was also the loser against Chile 0-2, immediately eliminated in the first round. without having to wait for the results of the 3rd match against Australia It is also considered Spain are the fourth team to be eliminated in the first round of the World Cup after Italy at the 1950 World Cup, Brazil at the 1966 World Cup and France at the 2002 World Cup.
European Football Championship 2016
Spain as the reigning champion and champion 2 times in a row Played in Group D with Croatia, Czech Republic and Turkey, before the match was cited as the 3rd favorite team to win the championship this time. The results appeared in the first round. Spain advanced to the Round of 16, or Round 2, second place in the group as they lost 2-1 to Croatia in the last match, but were eliminated from the Round of 16 when losing to Italy, which was the final match. Four years ago, 2-0, Vicente del Bosque, head coach announced his resignation. The Royal Spanish Football Federation has announced the appointment of Julen Lopetegui, who led the Spain Under-19 and Under-21 Championship to European Championships, as head coach.
Number of World Cup Qualifiers
The World Cup has qualified 15 times.
World Cup results
1934 - Runner-up
1950 - 4th place in the finals
1962 - First round
1966 - Finalist
1978 - Finalist
1982 - Qualified for the quarterfinals
1986 - Qualified for the quarterfinals
1990 - Qualified for the last 16
1994 - Qualified for the last 8 teams
1998 - Finalist
2002 - Qualified for the last 8 teams
2006 - Qualified for the last 16
2010 - Winner
2014 - Finalist
2018 - Finalist of 32 teams