World Cup: 5 Best Players For Spain

5 Best Players For Spain

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The reigning 2010 World Cup champions continue to be the best team in the World according to FIFA rankings, although they were defeated by Brazil in the Confederation's Cup final. Yet, they remain as one of the teams with the best players in the world. They are not carried by one or two players, but have numerous talented footballers. It was a hard choice, but these are my top five players within their talent pool.

5. Sergio Ramos

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5. Sergio Ramos

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Sergio Ramos is not new to Spain's national team by any means. He was a constant in the 2010 World Cup, and he will be a constant in this World Cup. He is a great defender who can be seen in club play at Real Madrid. He will get things done in the back line for his country.

4. Juan Mata

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4. Juan Mata

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Juan Mata may not be as veteran as some of his teammates, but he definitely plays like one. His talent does not go unnoticed in club play, because he has played for the EPL's top clubs. He is one of the few Spanish players who have found a home outside of La Liga. The attacking midfielder may only have nine international goals to his name, but I know he'll be adding to that tally this summer.

3. Iker Casillas

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3. Iker Casillas

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I'll say it, Iker Casillas is the best goalkeeper in the world. You may disagree, but his stats will prove otherwise. He never sleeps on the ball, and he has even earned the honor of team captain, a title he doesn't take lightly. He gets plenty of practice playing club at Real Madrid, and brings that determination to the pitch in international play. He's the goalkeeper you wish was on your team.

2. Xavi Hernandez

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2. Xavi Hernandez

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Xavi Hernandez has spent his entire career with FC Barcelona, and it has definitely trained him well. He is a world class midfielder who can be a big threat when teamed up with other players he's played with for decades. I think he is a big part of the reason Spain is so successful in international play, and I expect him to help the team go far this summer.

1. Andres Iniesta

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1. Andre Iniesta

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Andres Iniesta is one of the strongest midfielders in the world, which is why FC Barcelona has kept him in their club since youth. He scores goals and makes assists, which is exactly what is needed from him. Iniesta's biggest feat was scoring the match-winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final. I can definitely see him make history, once again, this time around.

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