Rubiales: It’s an evolution!

Spanish FA chief Luis Rubiales has warned La Roja’s rivals that ‘there’s an evolution happening and we’re all in together’.

Spain began the Luis Enrique era with a 2-1 victory over England – their first in 37 years – and continue their Nations League campaign against World Cup runners-up Croatia on Tuesday.

“High levels of competition are decided by small details,” the RFEF supremo told AS.

“We’ll now play against the World Cup runners-up Croatia, who had a great tournament. However, as for the ‘Luis Enrique era’, we went back very happy for our comeback because Spain had gone 37 years without winning there.

“It’s another feat we’ve pulled off and we’re very happy with the result, but we’ll go on with humility and prudence because you can’t take anything for granted at this level.

“Luis Enrique is a methodical and brave man with tremendous ability and huge knowledge, as well as being a fighter and winner.

“However, in terms of tactics and organisation, you’re best off asking him. I’m just the President…

“There’s an evolution happening and we’re all in it together. There are 10 players who didn’t go to the World Cup in Russia but that’s life. The years go by for everyone.”

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