Brahim Diaz

Spain: coach Luis de la Fuente reacts to the choice of Brahim Diaz

During an event organized this Monday at the Alfonso X el Sabio University, Spain coach Luis de la Fuente reacted to the choice of Brahim Diaz, who chose Morocco as his national team.

After a few weeks of reflection, Brahim Diaz finally chose to represent Morocco on the international stage, thus putting an end to speculation about his selection between Spain and his country of origin. The playmaker is now waiting to be called up by coach Walid Regragui for the friendly matches in March.

This decision sparked reactions, particularly from the Spanish selection. La Roja coach Luis de la Fuente reacted by emphasizing total respect for Brahim Diaz's decision. “ I didn't speak to Brahim. I wish him the best. Everyone is free to make their own decision. I fully and absolutely respect his decision.”did he declare

In addition, Luis de la Fuente explained that to be called up to the national team, three conditions must be met: the eligibility of the player, his desire to play for the national team concerned, and finally, the decision of the coach to call him up. . He stressed the importance that Brahim Diaz really wants to represent the Spanish team, without imposing conditions.

Aged 24, Brahim Diaz is shining this season with Real Madrid, scoring 8 goals and providing 4 assists in 32 matches in all competitions. His talent and versatility on the field attracted the attention of both selections, but it was ultimately towards Morocco that he chose to turn his international commitment.