World and European Champions Spain have announced their 23 man squad who will be traveling to Brazil to defend their title.
Vicente Del Bosque’s men will be one of the favourites going into the tournament and the coach did not include any major surprises in his squad announcement.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres was included after a season where he struggled for game time with Diego Costa also making the cut despite limping off during Atletico Madrid’s Champions League final loss to neighbours Real Madrid.
Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas, Pepe Reina, David De Gea
Defenders: Sergio Ramos, Gerard Pique, Raul Albiol, Javi Martinez, Jordi Alba, Cesar Azpilicueta, Juanfran Torres
Midfielders: Koke, Xavi Hernandez, Xabi Alonso, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Cesc Fabregas, Santi Cazorla, Pedro Rodriguez, Juan Mata, David Silva
Forwards: Fernando Torres, David Villa, Diego Costa
Those who missed out: Daniel Carvajal, Alberto Moreno, Jesus Navas, Ander Iturraspe, Thiago Alcântara, Alvaro Negredo