Spain national team set to face Uruguay in an international friendly fixture this Wednesday and it will be a special occasion for Carles Puyol as the Barcelona defender is set to play his 100th matches for La Furia Roja.
The excellent performance showed by Swansea City attacker Michu isn't escaping the attention of Spanish national team coach, Vicente Del Bosque, as he admitted that his considering the 26-year-old player for the Spain national squad.
Spanish international, Andres Iniesta is among the contenders to win the upcoming Ballon d'Or, competing with two other top class players, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Although many talks have been mostly about Ronaldo and Messi, one can not take down Iniesta's quality as he has been instrumental for both Barcelona and Spain national team.
Spanish national team along with their clubs may be picking up good results on the pitch, but things isn't looking that bright outside of the playing field, especially regarding the current situation in La Liga.
Spain national team tactician Vicente Del Bosque believes that they will face a tough challenge in the upcoming Confederations Cup, especially since there's a big chance of meeting the World Cup host, Brazil in that tournament.
Spanish head coach, Vicente Del Bosque and Brazil new tactician Luiz Felip Scolari shared statements during Confederations Cup workshop in Sao Paoulo.
Del Bosque said that Spain ability in conquering international tournaments recently have been triggered by Spanish clubs success in club level.
The Confederations Cup won't be starting until next year, but coaches from some of the involved nations, such as Cesare Prandelli and Vicente del Bosque have already gathered in Sao Paolo for a work shop related to the competition.
There's not much surprise upon the announcement of three nominees for FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012 as the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta were the one that have been widely mentioned by many football enthusiasts.
Spain set to face Panama in a friendly match this midweek and ahead of their game, Vicente Del Bosque's men took the time to meet Panama's president on Tuesday.
The World and European champions promised to provide entertaining spectacle for the football fans in Panama as the President of Royal Spanish Football Federation, Angel Maria Villar, said that they're bringing the best team that the country had at the moment.
France and Spain share the 1rst place spot of Group I following a 1-1 draw when they played at the Estadio Vicente Calderon stadium and Spain picked up an early goal with Sergio Ramos blasting it home but France came back to the game and scored the equalizer at the very last minute of the game.
France picked up an important result in their World Cup qualifying campaign after holding Spain into a 1-1 draw in Madrid.
Les Blues' tactician, Didier Deschamps believes that his substitutes made the difference on the pitch, allowing France to grabbed a late equalizer.
Spain's 100% winning run in qualifying matches ended on Tuesday when Vincente Del Bosque's men were held into a 1-1 draw by France in Madrid.
Speaking to the press after the match, Del Bosque claimed that tiredness caused his team's failure in keeping the lead they had in the first half.
One fixture that most likely will stand out from the 2014 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday is Spain's match up against France in Madrid .
Both footballing nations heavyweights are set to claim top place in their group with the host, Spain, being favorite to pick up victory.