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FIFA World Cup 2022 – Top 5 players to watch out for World Cup in Spain team

Spain will be one of the 32 nations that shall be taking part in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The Spanish team has always been one of the strongest sides to play against for any other team in the world. The team was knocked out by Russia in the Round Of 16 stages in the previous edition of the world cup in 2018. Spain won its first World Cup in 2010 after beating the Netherlands in the final. The team will look to add more titles to its tally this time. It’s time for us to have a look at the top 5 players for Spain in the upcoming World Cup 2022. 

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5. Pau Torres

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Pau-Torres

Pau Torres who currently plays for La Liga club, Villarreal, made his debut for Spain’s senior team in 2019 at the age of 22. He has been a highly impactful player for his club recently. He was a major part of the Spanish team during the 2020 Euros helping them reach the Semi-finals of the tournament. 

His stats for Spain so far are:

  • Matches – 21
  • Goals – 1

4. Pablo Gavi

FC Barcelona’s young sensational, Pablo Gavi made his debut for Spain’s senior team in 2021 aged just 17. The Spaniard became the youngest player to represent his nation at the senior level. He appeared for his team during the UEFA Nation’s League final against France wherein his team suffered a 2-1 loss. 

His stats for Spain so far are:

  • Matches – 12
  • Goals – 1

3. Pedri Gonzalez

Pedri
Pedri

Another young prodigy of FC Barcelona, Pedri Gonzalez made his debut for the Spanish senior team in 2021 at the age of 18. He was a major part of his team during the 2020 Euro wherein he helped his team reach the semi-finals. He was also voted the Young player of the tournament due to his fine performances. 

His stats for Spain so far are:

  • Matches – 14
  • Goals – 0

2. Ferran Torres

Another FC Barcelona youngster, Ferran Torres made his debut for Spain’s senior team in 2020 aged 19. Torres was a major part of his team during the Euro 2020 wherein his team was eliminated in the semi-finals by Italy. He was the joint top scorer in the UEFA Nation’s League 2020/21 wherein Spain lost to France in the final. 

His stats for Spain so far in his international career are:

  • Matches – 30
  • Goals – 13

1. Alvaro Morata

Alvaro-Morata
Alvaro-Morata

Currently playing for Atletico Madrid, Alvaro Morata made his debut for Spain’s senior team in 2014. He missed out on a place in the team during the 2018 World Cup due to an inconsistent season with Chelsea at that time. He however managed to feature in Spain’s side during the 2020 Euros and delivered fantastic performances to help his team reach the Semifinals. 

His stats for Spain so far are:

  • Matches – 57
  • Goals – 27

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