Spain training made up of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid players as they wait for Real Madrid rivals
- Spain trained on Wednesday ahead of their World Cup warm-up matches
- Barcelona and Atletico Madrid players were on show in Julen Lopetegui’s session
- Spanish Real Madrid players were absent following the Champions League final
Julen Lopetegui’s side face Switzerland and Tunisia before heading to Russia for the tournament.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique takes part in Spain team’s training session on Wednesday
Spain forwards Diego Costa (L) and Inaki Williams (R) take part in the team’s training session
Spain player Koke takes part in the team’s training session at the City of Soccer sport complex
Dani Carvajal, Nacho, Sergio Ramos, Isco, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez were all absent from training at the City of Soccer sport complex, in Las Rozas, outside Madrid after being involved in their 13th European Cup triumph last Saturday.
Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique and Atletico’s Koke and Diego Costa were all pictured taking part in the session.
Lopetegui put his side through various drills as the countdown to the World Cup in Russia continues.
Spain players Pique (third right) and Andres Iniesta (second right) take part in team’s training
Costa (second right) and Iago Aspas (centre) train ahead of the World Cup warm-up matches
Julen Lopetegui put his side through various drills as the countdown to World Cup continues
Andres Iniesta, who was unveiled as a Vissel Kobe player last Saturday after joining the Japanese side from Barcelona, was also snapped training on Wednesday.
Spain begin their quest for a second world crown with a Group B opener against Portugal on June 15.
They then take on Iran on June 20 and Morocco in their final group game on June 25.
Andres Iniesta, who was unveiled as a Vissel Kobe player last Saturday, took part in training
Lopetegui talks to players in the team’s training session at the City of Soccer sport complex
Author: Nancy Parker
Nancy Parker is a five time Emmy Award winning journalist and seven time Emmy nominee who has spent almost twenty five years covering news in South Louisiana. She has anchored every prime time newscast at WVUE FOX8 during her twenty year tenure in New Orleans.