Vicente del Bosque
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Vicente del Bosque
I think it is important to help our country’s image outside of Spain.
The Confederations Cup is interesting. It served Spain very well to take part and then go on to win the 2010 World Cup. We knew…
As with Cesc Fabregas, some players who go and play for foreign clubs improve on a cultural level. It makes them grow on many levels;…
I just wanted to defend football, which is not always easy to do. Those of us who have been in the sport so many years…
Spain used to be very individualistic in its sporting activities. Now we are showing we are pretty good in teams – that is an improvement.
We must look after football and to do what it is necessary to bring to the game the best ethical values and personal behaviour.
Sometimes people say that coach is a winner, but everyone wants to win. You must know how to behave in victory and in defeat, to…
Leadership must be likeable, affable, cordial, and above all emotional. The fashion of authoritarian leadership is gone. Football is about life. You can’t be angry…
No one knows anything about economics. It’s the great lie of the economists. By contrast in football people might have contrasting opinions, each of which…
Football has an important role to play in society. Players should have a sense of social responsibility, have a moral dimension to them which shows…
The certainty that our football, the football of Spain, is recognised, that’s very important to us – perhaps more important than the successes and the…
I didn’t really want to be the coach who wins but the coach who educates.
We are in a world that is quite extremist and extremism makes more noise. Normality does not sell.
I realised that the political context had got worse since the 2010 World Cup. I tried to ignore it but I wanted, as a national…
A leader is admired, a boss is feared.
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