Emotional Villa grateful after heldenontvangst to comeback for Spain
David Villa could Saturday night but difficult to put it into words how happy he was with his comeback in the national team of Spain. The top scorer of all time got a ovationeel applause when he was within the lines came against Italy.
The 35-year-old Villa played well over three years since his last international match during the world cup of 2014 in Brazil, but it was for the world cup-kwalificatieduel with Italy called again by coach Julen Lopetegui.
Villa, who three years ago from FC Barcelona to New York City FC moved, was calculated in Estadio Santiago Bernabeu a heldenontvangst when he is near for time luminary Isco should redeem.
“I don’t know where this is at thanks I, showed the Villa to be humble. “I can hardly put it into words, but I am very happy. This day I will never forget and I think it’s wonderful that the fans me so pleasantly.”
Although he with 59 goals, the most accurate player ever in the shirt of Spain, had Villa not expected to ever have another international match would play. “I’ve always said that that virtually excluded.”
However, given Lopetegui him back for ‘La Roja’. This brought the attacker out in 98 international matches and he is allowed to dream of the magical boundary of one hundred. “I don’t want to get ahead and if I’m lucky, I play my 99th. From there, we see once again further.”
World cup qualification on Saturday
Isco was the man of the night with two goals.
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The duel in the 26th minute to shut down.
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Alexander Ring is signed with a free-kick for the 1-0.
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Isco was in the 89th minute place for the two-time European champion and world champion of 2010. The playmaker from Real Madrid, made Saturday with two goals for the big man at Spanish side during the handsome thuiszege in Italy (3-0).
The 25-year-old Isco did not want a heldenrol to speak and praised especially the team effort. “I scored indeed two times, but I’m especially very happy that I have been able to contribute to this special evening.”
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By the victory of nested the Spaniards are only at the top of qualifying group G, three points ahead of the ‘Azzurri’. “But more importantly than that is what we as a team have to show against a strong opponent”, said Isco. “This was the most important match and we are the deserved winners.”
With seven of the ten duels behind the back is Spain is already on nineteen points. There was last year, only gelijkgespeeld in and against Italy, that second with sixteen points.
View the results, the standings and the program in the world cup qualification