Four of the first team players have been called up by the Royal Spanish Football Federation ( RFEF ) and coach Vicente del Bosque. From Atletico we have Juanfran Torres, Koke Resurrection, David Villa and Diego Costa in the list of 23 players for the upcoming friendlies against Equatorial Guinea on Saturday November 16th at 22.00 in Malabo, and South Africa , on Tuesday 19 at 20.00 in Johannesburg.
The big news is the presence of our striker Diego Costa, who weeks ago issued his desire to wear the Red and Del Bosque called him up to debut with Spain in preparation for World Cup Brazil 2014.
The complete list of players selected is:
Goalkeeper: Casillas, Valdés & Reina
Defenders: Arbeloa, Juanfran, Sergio Ramos, Albiol, Íñigo Martínez, Monreal & Alberto Moreno
Midfielders: Javi Martínez, Busquets, Xabi Alonso, Koke, Iniesta, Cazorla, Cesc, Navas & Mata
forwards: Diego Costa, Negredo, David Villa & Pedro