Jordi Alba beside other players during a training with The Red


The controversial captain of the Spanish Selection that will not like to the Madrid

Published:8/06/2021 - 00:38h

Updated:8/06/2021 - 00:39h

Jordi Alba, side of the FC Barcelona, will carry at all less than the band of captain of the selection of Spain of face to the coming Eurocopa

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The regrettable positive by Covid-19 of Sergio Busquets has shaken to the Spanish selection. The mediocampista legendary of the FC Barcelona will lose the debut of the Red in the Eurocopa in front of Sweden. Of course, it is for seeing if it will return to the combined national in what it surpass the illness or, by the contrary, Luis Enrique bets for following with the same block.

The best news for the interests of the selection has been that, so much the players like the members of the technical body, gave negative in the proofs PCR to which subjected this Monday. The RFEF communicated that they will be subjected to more proofs in the next days to avoid that the illness extend in the combined national.

New captain

Undoubtedly, the positive of Sergio Busquets has comported a lot of consequences. One of them is that the new captain of the Spanish selection of face to the coming Eurocopa will be another legend of the Barça, Jordi Alba. The side of the Barcelona club, that did not finish to understand with Luis Enrique when they coincided in the Camp Nou, lucirá the band in the tournament.

The reason of his imposición like captain is not another that the number of internacionalidades that accumulates the footballer of l'Hospitalet. It has defended the T-shirt of the selection of Spain by 72 commitments. The following in the list is Koke Resurrection, that has participated in 50. The third in discord would be David Of Gea, that has completed 45.

A curious appearance after revealing the positive of Busquets, and with this his drop of the selection, is that it leaves to the Spanish picture without any representative of that Spain that it was champion of the world for the first time in the history in South Africa 2010. The one of Badia of the Vallès is, together with Sergio Bouquets, the only hero of this World-wide that continues answering to the called of the Red with assiduity.

More summoned

In another order of ideas, the RFEF has announced that will have of a parallel bubble to prepare the Eurocopa in case that there were more positive cases. Up to now, the footballers that have been chosen are: Pablo Fornals, of the West Ham, Carlos Soler, of Valencia, Brais Méndez, of the Celtic, Rodrigo Moreno, of the Leeds, and Raúl Albiol, of the Villarreal.

"In forecast of the possible consequences that could involve the positive of Sergio Busquets, the technical body has decided to incorporate to a group of footballers to complete the trainings during the next days to the orders of Luis Enrique inside a parallel bubble", aimed the Federation.

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