The Spain national football team represents Spain in the international football competitions and is controlled by Royal Spanish Football Federation. The team is known by the nicknames La Roja ("The Red [One]"), La Furia Roja ("The Red Fury"), La Furia Española ("The Spanish Fury") or simply La Furia ("The Fury").
Spain has participated in 14 World Cups so far and is also one of the eight countries to win the world cup having won the FIFA World Cup 2010 defeating Netherlands by 1-0. They are also the back-to-back winner of the Euro 2008 and Euro 2012. Besides, they won it in 1964 too. They also equaled the 35 consecutive match undefeated record, not losing any match between November 2006 and June 2009.
Spain currently ranks 8th in the FIFA ranking and was a top-ranked team on several occasions (July 2008 – June 2009, October 2009 – March 2010, July 2010 – July 2011, October 2011 – July 2014). Their lowest ever ranking is 25th as of August 1998.
Former captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas is the highest capped player with 167 appearances so far while David Villa is the highest scorer of the team with 67 goals. The team is currently managed by Julen Lopetegui after Vicente del Bosque stepped down following Euro 2016 loss. The current captain of the team is Real Madrid star, Sergio Ramos.
Spain qualified for the 2018 World cup as an undefeated group G winner of UEFA qualification having won 9 matches.
List of players with most possible chance to be included in the final squad of the Spain National Team in the FIFA World Cup 2018.
David de Gea