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FIFA head says Spain's situation not ideal, but reminiscent of Italy in 2006

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The of on Wednesday stated that the national team is not in an ideal position after the sacking of their two days before their debut in the World Cup, but stressed that won in 2006 following a similar predicament.

Gianni Infantino, speaking at a press conference following the 68th Congress, added that he is sure the of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales, considered all options before making the decision to cut ties with La Roja's former head Julen Lopetegui, reports

The boss wished both Lopetegui and the Spanish team good luck.

The Spanish federation named former Spanish national team sporting as Lopetegui's replacement.



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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 21:48 IST