Alejandro Balde is loving life after making his Spain debut in Wednesday’s crushing 7-0 win over Costa Rica at World Cup 2022.
The Barcelona defender has been referred to as up after Spain misplaced Jose Luis Gaya to harm and got here on for Jordi Alba towards Costa Rica.
Balde spoke after the sport about how thrilled he’s to be in Qatar for the event and the way he feels about his crew’s probabilities.
“It’s a dream to be right here, I’m very blissful for the World Cup debut and for the end result, they’re three essential factors,” he mentioned.
“We couldn’t have began in a greater manner, we had the thought of the coach very clear. Luis Enrique congratulated me on my debut. Spain is all the time on the prime, we’re all the time contenders however we’ve to go step-by-step.”
Spain now go on to play Germany of their subsequent group recreation. Hansi Flick’s facet are in bother after struggling a shock 2-1 defeat to Japan of their opener.