• 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 coach - you may call this Utopia - to make Catalans and Basques feel good about supporting a Spanish side... to unite even the most sectarian and nationalist.

    "Vicente del Bosque: Putting regional tensions aside has united Spain" by Jimmy Burns, September 7, 2012.
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