Today's front-page headlines from Marca, AS and Mundo Deportivo.
CR7 challenge, 180 minutes to Brazil
The first stage in the colossal duel with Ibra to go to world cup
Balon d'Or 2013
Fifa again against CR7
and Ribery could win it
Marcelino renews for two years
Del Bosque signs: The coach has renewed until 2016
The talk of the world
The Washington Post: "Spain refuse to give explanations over their decision to play in their old colony"
The Guardian: "Human Rights accuse the champions of promoting the regime of Obiang"
La Republica: "The game in Malabo has turned into a diplomatic issue"
The New York Times: "The Spanish team under pressure to play a friendly in Guinea Equatorial"
Le Monde: "Guinea versus Spain, a friendly game that has become a scandal"
ESPN: "La Roja are accused of accepting an indecent proposal"
Diego leaves loved: "I have the affection of Atleti"
Fifa not backing Cristiano
In the profiles for the Balon d'Or favour Messi much more than the Madrid
Villa: "Diego Costa feels Spanish and is courageous"
Alonso continues with injury worries
"There is no team that plays better than Barca" Xavi
"Messi is recovering and will return to his best"
"The expressiveness of Neymar reminds me of Ronaldinho"
"Tata told me privately that he did not come to change nothing, that I had to participate more"
Cristiano and Ibra start the first act in their duel for Brazil
Spain: They do not pay for their trip to the Guinea