Spain: Manager Luis Enrique Bans Board Games and PlayStation

Spain: Manager Luis Enrique Bans Board Games and PlayStation

Spain: Manager Luis Enrique Bans Board Games and PlayStation

Ramos is set to play in England for the first time since he captained Real Madrid to a 3-1 victory over the Premier League side in Kiev - a game defined for some by the first-half grapple that saw Reds star man Salah leave the field with a shoulder injury.

I never wanted to hurt an opponent on the pitch, of course, so my conscience is really clear about what I did that night.

"We have to evolve that idea, ideal it, make it even better, so we can surprise opponents and they don't know how we will play", he said upon taking over at Barcelona.

But Spain crashed out on penalties to hosts Russian Federation in the last 16 and will now be looking to build under new manager Luis Enrique.

Enrique's men will square off against The Three Lions in both teams' opening Group 4 match of the inaugural UEFA Nations League, a biennial global football competition.

He might be glad that Madrid didn't get drawn against Liverpool in the Champions League, though. Jurgen Klopp later accused Ramos of flooring Salah "like a wrestler".

But David de Gea allowing Cristiano Ronaldo's shot to skip off his hands was not the cause of Spain failing to break down Russian Federation before losing to the hosts on penalties at the World Cup, and neither was a penchant for texting or fried food.

Spain have had disappointing showings at their last three major tournaments since dominating the world game between 2008 and 2012 when they lifted back-to-back European Championship titles either side of their first World Cup triumph.

"I'm not really concerned about the fans reaction".

Spain's Sergio Ramos during the press conference at the Wembley Stadium, London September 7, 2018. In early July, he was named Spain's new head coach after Fernando Hierro stepped down.

"Maybe both of us have very strong characters but we share the same objectives and that is the national team. I hope we can absorb all the knowledge that he brings to the team".

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