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Euro 2020: Spain goalkeeper: Enrique is credited with the success of El Matador


The Spanish international goalkeeper, Unai Simon, confirmed that the coach of the Spanish national team, Luis Enrique Martinez, is "the main creditor" to the La Roja team in the European Nations Cup (Euro 2020), and raised the ceiling of the public's aspirations for greater success.


The Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper admitted at a press conference that "Luis Enrique is the main credit for this, he is the one who showed us the way, directs us where we should go" and added, "We are united with the technical staff. We all go hand in hand. Luis Enrique has transferred to us." That's from the first moment and we are very united with him."


The 24-year-old goalkeeper praised the Spanish players, saying, "A very humble and hardworking group, including people who are eager to win the European Cup."


He pointed to the development of the team's performance in difficult moments they experienced since the beginning of the camp, with Sergio Busquets positivity to the new Corona virus (Covid-19), and even his mistake, which cost the team the first goal in the Croatia match, before the La Roja team achieved a dramatic victory with a score (5-3). ), in the match that was held at Parken Stadion in Copenhagen, Denmark.


"It's an honor to be part of this team," he added, "The top players in the national team have always told us that these competitions are won by teams, not teams. This is what we are, one team. I don't know if we will go into the quarter-finals or the semi-finals, Whatever the outcome, we'll go together."


"We rely on ourselves, we play to win this European championship, we don't care about playing France or Switzerland," Unai said.


It seems that the Croatia match will remain stuck in Unai's mind, not only because of his mistake in the first goal, but also because of his two crucial saves, as well as the team's reaction.


The Spain goalkeeper concluded his speech by saying, "Emotionally, I played matches in which I felt stronger feelings, as in the King's Cup final with Athletic, but as a professional this was the most important match of my life. I will never forget it, we knew how influential it was; we were able to return with bitterness in our mouths." ".


Spain will face its Swiss counterpart next Friday at the Arena in Saint Petersburg in order to obtain a ticket to qualify for the semi-finals.

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