Few hours ago, the Spanish Football Association has decided to dismiss Lopetegui, just one day before the 2018 World Cup. This is extremely shocking information before the football day.
Yesterday, Real Madrid announced the appointment of coach Lopetegui “hot seat” of the club replaced Zidane. The information has caused the Spanish football shocked by the team is about to enter the 2018 World Cup.
Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales and vice-president Rafael Del Amo are both furious over Real Madrid’s announcement of a new manager at the wrong time. They think that will affect the psychology of the Spanish team before the 2018 World Cup.
Even managers of the Spanish Football Association feel “betrayed” by coach Lopetegui renewed contract until 2020. Today, they made a shock decision.
This afternoon (in Vietnam time), the Spanish Football Federation held an extraordinary press conference. In particular, they announced the decision to dismiss coach Lopetegui. The decision was made one day before the 2018 World Cup.
“I know this is a difficult situation, but I know a lot of people are going to criticize this decision, but I’m sure it will help,” said Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish Football Federation. The Spanish team became stronger.
I admire coach Lopetegui and also respect him. Lopetegui is the world’s top coach. So, the decision to fire him became more difficult. But obviously, he and Real Madrid can not do that with the Spanish team just 2.3 days before the 2018 World Cup. I just know that coach Lopetegui to lead Real Madrid spent 5 minutes before the club announced this official. That’s not acceptable. We were forced to fire him.
Winning the World Cup is important but there are more important things, such as working attitude. ”
According to preliminary information, the Spanish Football Federation may appoint former coach Fernando Hierro, the sports director of the League, to take over the managerial seat of the national team temporarily.
The “prime minister” right before the 2018 World Cup greatly influenced the ambition to win the Spanish championship in this tournament.