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Record-setting Sergio Ramos looks to future as bridge to Spain's golden past
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Record-setting Sergio Ramos looks to future as bridge to Spain's golden past

Sergio Ramos is only nine matches short of the European record for international appearances held by Gianluigi Buffon and 17 shy of the world record set by Egypt's Ahmed Hassan.

International friendlies: Spain bounce back from Nations League disappointment with lacklustre win over Bosnia
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International friendlies: Spain bounce back from Nations League disappointment with lacklustre win over Bosnia

Spain needed debutant Brais Mendez, on as a substitute, to score the only goal of a scrappy game, in which neither side would have been unfairly represented by a stalemate.

UEFA Nations League: Luis Enrique hails Spain's perfect start after 6-0 thrashing of World Cup finalists Croatia
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UEFA Nations League: Luis Enrique hails Spain's perfect start after 6-0 thrashing of World Cup finalists Croatia

Luis Enrique took charge after the humiliating exit to Russia at the World Cup had left Spain doubting the possession game that won them three consecutive major tournaments.

UEFA Nations League: Marco Asensio stars in Spain's 6-0 thrashing of World Cup finalists Croatia
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UEFA Nations League: Marco Asensio stars in Spain's 6-0 thrashing of World Cup finalists Croatia

Spain's identity crisis looks to be well and truly over after Marco Asensio inspired a 6-0 thrashing of World Cup runners-up Croatia in the UEFA Nations League.

Spain coach Luis Enrique wants national team to evolve in style as he gears up for his first game against England
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Spain coach Luis Enrique wants national team to evolve in style as he gears up for his first game against England

New Spain coach Luis Enrique wants his side to evolve from the style that brought La Roja great success in the past decade before growing stale in recent years.

Premier League: Chelsea set to sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for world-record fee, claim reports
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Premier League: Chelsea set to sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga for world-record fee, claim reports

Kepa Arrizabalaga would be the most expensive goalkeeper in history and the replacement for Thibaut Courtois, who is expected to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid.

New Spain coach Luis Enrique promises 'evolution', says there will be plenty of surprises in first squad
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New Spain coach Luis Enrique promises 'evolution', says there will be plenty of surprises in first squad

Luis Enrique said that his tenure in charge of Spain would be all about evolution, not revolution but he also promised plenty of surprises in his first squad.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Google Doodle celebrates football culture of Russia, Spain and other nations on Day 17
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Google Doodle celebrates football culture of Russia, Spain and other nations on Day 17

Google Doodle celebrates football culture of Russia, Spain and other nations on Day 17 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

FIFA World Cup 2018: France vs Argentina, Uruguay vs Portugal and other matches to watch out for in Round of 16
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FIFA World Cup 2018: France vs Argentina, Uruguay vs Portugal and other matches to watch out for in Round of 16

After the end of the group stages at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, here's a look at what's next, starting with the Round of 16.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Iago Aspas' VAR-assisted equaliser helps Spain top Group B with draw against Morocco
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Iago Aspas' VAR-assisted equaliser helps Spain top Group B with draw against Morocco

Aspas's winner, initially disallowed but awarded after intervention from the Video Assistant Referee, saw Spain stumble into the last 16 as group winners.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Costa nets winner to help Spain eke out narrow victory over stubborn Iran
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Costa nets winner to help Spain eke out narrow victory over stubborn Iran

A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset

FIFA World Cup 2018: Humble Spain want to prove themselves after period of decline, says coach Julen Lopetegui
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Humble Spain want to prove themselves after period of decline, says coach Julen Lopetegui

In 2014, Spain crashed out in the group stage of the World Cup after being ripped apart by the Netherlands and overrun by Chile.

Andres Iniesta should have won Ballon d'Or after 2010 World Cup win, says Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane
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Andres Iniesta should have won Ballon d'Or after 2010 World Cup win, says Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane

Iniesta was beaten to the Ballon d'Or by Lionel Messi in 2010, despite clinching the World Cup with Spain and scoring the winner against Holland in the final.

International friendlies: Isco-inspired Spain thrash Argentina 6-1, Brazil edge past Germany
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International friendlies: Isco-inspired Spain thrash Argentina 6-1, Brazil edge past Germany

Isco scored a hat-trick as Spain hammered an Argentina side without Lionel Messi 6-1 in a friendly on Tuesday, while Brazil defeated Germany 1-0 in their first meeting since the 2014 World Cup.

International friendlies: Jorge Sampaoli, Julen Lopetegui look to address striker issues when Argentina face Spain
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International friendlies: Jorge Sampaoli, Julen Lopetegui look to address striker issues when Argentina face Spain

For Argentina and Jorge Sampaoli, the question is who best to stir Lionel Messi, with the two-time winners again boasting an embarrassment of riches up front.

International friendlies: Thomas Mueller's stunning equaliser sees Germany share spoils with rivals Spain
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International friendlies: Thomas Mueller's stunning equaliser sees Germany share spoils with rivals Spain

After Rodrigo Moreno put Spain ahead after just six minutes, Germany went into the break level as Mueller hit his 38th goal for the national team on his 90th international appearance.

International friendlies: Spain coach Julen Lopetegui says high-profile Germany clash 'important' test for his team
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International friendlies: Spain coach Julen Lopetegui says high-profile Germany clash 'important' test for his team

Spain, who also host Argentina in Madrid next Tuesday, are unbeaten since Lopetegui took charge after the 2016 European championships.

International friendlies: Spain drop Alvaro Morata for matches against Argentina and Germany; Diego Costa returns
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International friendlies: Spain drop Alvaro Morata for matches against Argentina and Germany; Diego Costa returns

Alvaro Morata began strongly after he arrived at Chelsea in the summer but his form has deserted him and he has not scored since 26 December.

International friendlies: Lionel Messi says Argentina would prefer to avoid Spain in group stages of World Cup
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International friendlies: Lionel Messi says Argentina would prefer to avoid Spain in group stages of World Cup

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says the worst possible draw for his Argentina side at the 2018 World Cup would be Spain in the first round.