«It is an example, it never fails»

«It is an example, it never fails»

Sevilla FC

Euro 2024

The national coach has announced his pre-list of those called up for the Euro Cup this Monday

The national coach, Luis de la Fuente, during the press conference after the announcement of the first list of 29 players called up for the Euro 2024 dispute AFP

The national coach, Luis de la Fuenteannounced this Monday the pre-list of players called up for the Euro 2024. A total of 29 players who will seek to find a place in the coach’s plans, who will have to cut his final call to 26 names. However, De la Fuente has his favorites and, among them, is undoubtedly Jesús Navas.

The captain of Sevilla FC has once again been called up by the Spanish team to be in Germany from June 14. This is the second Euro Cup in which the palatial man would be present, since he also participated in the 2012 edition. The national coach has justified his presence by appealing to his experience and stripes: «Jesús Navas can contribute everything he can. gives to the team. He is one of the captains, he is an example, he is part of the history of our team. Champion of a World Cup, a European Championship and a Nations League. He is an example every day, he transmits it to all of us. He can contribute a lot to us in the locker room, in addition to all the football talent he has,” he commented at the press conference after announcing the pre-list.

De la Fuente does not hide his preference for Navas and has praised the Sevilla player: «He has had difficult times, like all his teammates, and he has always been up to the task. Jesús Navas never fails. I also take this opportunity to say it. There are footballers who are born to compete for their clubs, but especially for the national team. He is one of them. He is a player who transforms when he puts on the national team jersey.”

Regarding his 38 years, the Spanish coach rules out that it is a problem for his competitiveness: «It seems that he was born to be an international footballer. We celebrate it. Jesus never fails. We are very delighted that he is here, at the moment he is and with the enthusiasm that he has after having won everything he has won. He still thinks that he can still improve.

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2024-05-27 11:34:00


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