Roberto is now playing alongside Alba, Pique, Busquets and Iniesta. The Spanish team will be facing Colombia in a friendly and then Macedonia in the World Cup qualifier.
Written by Frederik Dill, May 19th 2017
Julen Lopetegui has included Roberto in his Spain squad for the upcoming matches against Colombia and Macedonia in June. Roberto having the chance to leave an impression in a friendly and a World cup qualifier.
The squad will also include Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and Marco Asensio being as well included in the squad.
On June 7th Spain will face off against Colombia in Murcia. Four days later they will be traveling to Skopje to play Macedonia.
Roberto will be playing with familiar faces from his Barcelona team: Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique and Andres Iniesta.
There only being one place to give for a direct path to Russia 2018, Spain is at the top of Group G with an equal amount of points with Italy.
The squad being:
GK: David De Gea (Mánchester United/ENG), Pepe Reina (Nápoles/ITA), Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao).
DF: Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Nacho Fernández (Real Madrid), César Azpilicueta (Chelsea/ENG), Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto (Barcelona), Nacho Monreal (Arsenal).
MF: Sergio Busquets, Andrés Iniesta (FC Barcelona), Asier Illarramendi (Real Sociedad), Koke Resurrección (Atlético de Madrid), Thiago Alcántara (Bayern de Múnich/GER), Marco Asensio, Francisco Alarcón ‘Isco’ (Real Madrid), Víctor Machín ‘Vitolo’ (Sevilla), Gerard Deulofeu (Milan/ITA), David Silva (Mánchester City/ENG).
ST: Pedro Rodríguez, Diego Costa (Chelsea/ENG), Álvaro Morata (Real Madrid), Iago Aspas (Celta).