Luis Rubiales insists Spain’s shock World Cup exit was not down to Julen Lopetegui sacking, remains ‘convinced’ of decision

Luis Rubiales insists Spain’s shock World Cup exit was not down to Julen Lopetegui sacking, remains ‘convinced’ of decision


Luis Rubiales insists Spain’s shock World Cup exit was not down to Julen Lopetegui sacking, remains ‘convinced’ of decision

The Spain squad was left in shock by their defeat to Russia ( AFP/Getty Images ) Luis Rubiales – the man responsible for firing Julen Lopetegui – insists that the coach’s sacking did not negatively impact Spain’s World Cup campaign. Lopetegui was stunningly dismissed as Spain coach on the eve of the World Cup after Real Madrid had announced him as their