Ramos wants world to fall in love with Spain again

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They endured a nightmare World cup campaign when they were knocked out by unfancied hosts Russian Federation after Spain coach Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the tournament. I am delighted with him.

After the retirement of David Silva, Gerard Pique and Andres Iniesta, the former Barcelona coach would need to guide the team from scratch.

The team will also reportedly avoid stopovers in Madrid between games, a normal procedure that allowed players to meet with family and relatives.

However, Ramos said there was renewed enthusiasm around the squad since Luis Enrique, who was a serial victor during his three seasons in charge of Barcelona, had take over.

The Real Madrid defender may have been a regular adversary of Luis Enrique during the coach's time in charge at Camp Nou, but that is not clouding the 48-year-old's opinion of the centre-back.

"I'm not really concerned about the fans reaction". We want to absorb Enrique's knowledge."It is a new coach which always demands more attention".

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"I think it's a similar situation to what happened with the Spanish national team under Luis Aragones in around 2006".

Spain won three major tournaments in a row at Euro 2008 and 2012 either side of a maiden World Cup win in 2010.

Luis Enrique is also making plans to give Spain a psychological edge, according to Clotet.

A former Barcelona boss, there was plenty of speculation that Enrique's appointment would spell the end of Ramos' worldwide involvement.

The new coach's press appearances so far suggest he will carry that same edge felt by the journalist two years ago into worldwide management, and it remains to be seen whether it proves a source of unification or alienation amongst his players.

The strategy board game is said to have been one of the things the squad played during the World Cup. "He finds ways to make Luis Enrique's demands clear to the players, and how to make them understand what they have to do as a collective".

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