Sergio Ramos Omitted From Spain’s Euro 2020 Squad

Spain coach Luis Enrique has announced his squad for the Euro 2020 tournament, which was postponed last summer and will begin next month, and Sergio Ramos has been left out.

Enrique opted to name just 24 players, instead of the 26 allowed due to effects of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving out Ramos.

The former Barcelona coach suggested that 35-year-old Ramos has sustained an injury that influenced the decision to leave him out of the Spain squad.

“The Aymeric Laporte decision has nothing to do with the Ramos situation,” Enrique said.

“He is a top player, can help our national team a lot, plays at one of the best clubs in history.

“Please don’t mix Ramos not being in the squad with call-ups for others.

“I'd have liked him to be here, to have recovered.”

Spain Euro 2020 squad

Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Unai Simon, Robert Sanchez

Defenders: Aymeric Laporte, Jordi Alba, Jose Gaya, Pau Torres, Eric Garcia, Diego Llorente, Cesar Azpilicueta, Marcos Llorente

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Rodri, Pedri, Thiago, Koke, Fabian

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Forwards: Dani Olmo, Mikel Oyarzabal, Alvaro Morata, Gerard Moreno, Ferran Torres, Adama Traore, Pablo Sarabia

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

Efe Bridget is a writer at GoalBall. She is a graduate of Mass Communication with 12 years of experience working with reputable publications.