Spain’s former head coach, Luis Enrique, has expressed regret over his decision to include a specific player in the national team to play at the World Cup. The player, whose name was not disclosed by Enrique, was unable to meet the coach’s expectations during their time on the pitch.
Making an appearance on Ibai Llanos’ Twitch stream on Monday night, the former Spain national team manager admitted to having high expectations for a specific player but ultimately felt let down by their performance.
Luis Enrique regrets Spanish flop
“I had high hopes for one player, but I won’t disclose their name. Ultimately, they did not live up to my expectations, and I would have preferred to have another player in their place.”
Despite being considered one of the favorites to win the championship, Spain’s national football team put up a strong fight against Morocco but ultimately fell to their opponents in a penalty shootout. Luis Enrique admitted to having high expectations for the player, whose name was not revealed.
Despite expressing regret over the inclusion of a specific player in the national team, the former head coach stated that he is proud of the overall achievements of the squad under his leadership. The coach emphasized that he takes full responsibility for his decisions and is committed to being transparent and accountable in his management.
What’s next for Spain?
Spain’s World Cup journey has come to an end with their defeat, and the team will now shift their focus to preparing for future international competitions.
“This loss is tough, but we will grow from it and come back even stronger,”
shared manager Luis Enrique.
“We have a talented and dedicated team, and I am confident that we will bounce back and continue to compete at the highest level.”