Spanish Players React To Lopetegui's Dismissal
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Spanish players are hopeful of a good 2018 World Cup outing in Russia after their coach Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the competition.

Lopetegui was sacked after the Spanish FA discovered that he had signed a new contract to coach local Real Madrid.

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And speaking on the development, Gerard Pique wrote, “University of Michigan. Basketball. 1989. NCAA Champion. It wouldn’t be the first time it happened. All together, now more than ever.

For Fabregas who could not make the team to the competition, it is a “Difficult situation of our selection at the moment but now more than ever is when we have to support them without stopping.

“I trust a lot in the talent and mentality of this team and I am sure that they can go very far and fight for the title. Good luck, lads!”

Also speaking, team captain Sergio Ramos said the players are committed and will stick together as one.

“We are the selection, we represent a shield, some colors, a hobby, a country. Responsibility and commitment are with you and for you. Yesterday, today and tomorrow, together: