Spain national football team
The national men’s team representing Spain in international football, whose activities are regulated by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the highest governing body of Spanish football. The team has been a member of FIFA, the highest governing body of football since 1904, and has been a member of their regional body, UEFA, since 1954. On August 28, 1920, Spain participated in the International Games for the first time; Spain beat Belgium 1–0 in that match in Brussels, Belgium.
The team, known as La Roha, hosts their home matches in several stadiums. The group is headquartered in Madrid, Spain. Luis Enrique is currently the manager of the team and Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid defender, is the captain.
Spain is one of the most successful teams in the history of the FIFA World Cup, having won the World Cup 1 time (2010). Spain is also one of the most successful teams in the UEFA European Championship, where they have won three titles (1964, 2008, 2012). Also, Spain’s greatest achievement at the Summer Olympics was winning a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Players such as David Villa, Raul Gonzalez, Iker Casillas, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta have rocked the field in Spanish jerseys.
World Cup Football, 2010
On 15 July 2008, Vicente del Bosque replaced Luis Aragones as coach of Spain. Under his leadership, Spain successfully qualified from the UEFA Region Group 5 in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers and topped the table with 6 points. At this stage, they won against three teams – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia and Serbia. Bojan Creek made his debut as an extra player against Serbia. In the next round, the team lost to Estonia and Belgium and reached the final of the FIFA World Cup with a 100 percent victory.
Switzerland beat Spain 1-0 in the World Cup on 16 June. Spain then went on to win the next two games from Group H to reach the knock-out 16 teams. They beat Portugal 1-0 and beat Paraguay 1-0 in the quarter finals. They beat Germany 1-0 in the semi-finals on July 7 to secure the final for the first time in World Cup history. In the extra time of the final game against the Netherlands, the country of total football, Andres Iniesta’s winning goal made him the new champion of the 2010 World Cup.
In the FIFA World Rankings, published in July 2008, Spain ranked first in their history (1st) and in March 1998, they ranked 25th, the lowest in their history. On the other hand, Spain’s highest position in the World Football Elo rating is 1st (which they first achieved in 1920) and lowest is 19th. The following is a list of current FIFA world rankings and world football rankings:
FIFA world rankings
FIFA World Rankings as of 27 May 2021
Position change team points
4 Unchanged England 1686.78
5 Unchanged Portugal 1666.12
6 Unchanged Spain 1648.13
7 Unchanged Italy 1642.06
8 Unchanged Argentina 1641.95
World football came rating
As of June 2, 2021, World Football Elo Rating 
Position change team points
2 Decrease1 Belgium 2098
3 Unchanged France 2087
4 Unchanged Spain 2036
5 increase 1 Portugal 2034
6 Increase 2 Italy 2008
FIFA World Cup
Fourth place: 1950
UEFA European Championship
Champion: 1964, 2008, 2012
Gold Medal: 1992
Silver medal: 1920, 2000
FIFA Confederations Cup
Third place: 2009
FIFA Fair Play title
Champion: 2006, 2010, 2013, 2018
FIFA Team of the Year
Champion: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Prince Asturinus Prize in Sports
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