Thursday, November 10, 2011

UEFA awards the 'centenary' of the Red

Soccer City Las Rozas lived a very special day. The UEFA executive committee decided to honor all international players who have reached the figure of 100 appearances for his country.

For this reason, Zubizarreta, Casillas and Xavi dresses to receive a prize consisting of a medal to always remember this day and a special personalized hat. In England it usually take this type of cap tribute to all the players with international caps.

He also 'centenary' Raul Gonzalez Blanco was unable to attend this event because the Schalke 04 was scheduled for Thursday training.

Zubizarreta Andino left the Spanish team with 126 caps, while Casillas and Xavi are already behind 125 and 105 games with the Red, respectively.

Zubizarreta was the first to receive the award and then Iker Casillas. Real Madrid goalkeeper stressed that "I hope one day I can beat Zubizarreta. Take advantage of each call and each party have used to reach this figure. I want to thank all my colleagues I've had in eleven years. I did not think to reach up here. "

Xavi also picked up his cap and medal received at the hands of the Federation president Angel Maria Villar. "You always want to make a living from football and I am privileged for so many things I've won. The important thing for me was still the great love of people. I'll take the last few years we're enjoying it."

Vicente del Bosque said Xavi Hernandez "is a unique player. It has a lot of play, a player compuestísimo." For his part, Luis Aragones said that "it is a player with extraordinary conditions."

Other 'centenarians' international
addition to the four Spanish, UEFA has also paid tribute to players like Matthaus, Klose, Beckenbauer Beckham, Peter Shilton, Schmeichel, Kenny Dalglish, Henry and Zinedine Zidane.

In this exclusive list of players we'll be adding those to be achieved an impressive number of 100 caps.


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