It was a schocking news for not only the Spanish manager Julen Lopetegui but all the football followers around the world as Julen Lopetegui was sacked on wednesday just before a couple of days of their opening match against Portugal.
According to the reports, Julen Lopetegui has made a deal with the Spanish football club Real Madrid to join them after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. As soon as Luis Rubiales, the Spanish Football Federation’s president came to know about it, he made the official announcement to sack Julen Lopetegui. Spain is also considering to take legal action against Real Madrid.
Fernando Hierro has immeidatelytaken place of the sacked coach and will lead the Spanish side in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Hierro said on his shocking selection, “It is a nice challenge. I could not say no: I would not have forgiven myself.”
So, what do you think will be the impact of this shocking change on Spanish team especially in their opening match against Portugal on Friday. Spain also has Iran and Morocco in their group and both of these teams may also stun them as we have witnessed that in past. So, a very tough tournament is expected for the Spanish team. Will they be able to perform like they did in 2010 World Cup? Have your say in comments below.