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Julen Lopetegui sacked as Spain coach

Spain’s national team coach Julen Lopetegui

Spain’s national team coach Julen Lopetegui  

Spain has sacked coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the team’s opening game against Portugal at the World Cup, Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales confirmed on Wednesday.

In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, Real Madrid named Lopetegui as their next manager to start work after the tournament in Russia, sparking outrage among the federation and Spanish fans at the timing of the announcement.

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