Spain has dropped MLS soccer star David Villa from its latest list for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Israel. Coach Julen Lopetugui called on the player in the last international window, with Villa featuring against Italy. Villa played in the 3-0 win despite being out of the team for three years. He was injured when Spain played Lichtenstein in the next game though. Lopetugui opted to leave him out altogether this time.
Former Barcelona hitman David Villa has opened up on the difference of the Major League Soccer from other top leagues in the world. The Spaniard, who is also the reigning MLS MVP, said that the MLS remained interesting as it offered 22 teams a clear chance at lifting the title without any risk of relegation and that it does not require promotion to participate like other leagues in Europe. “Here it’s different. You don’t have relegation, but when the league starts on March 3, 22 teams have a chance to…read more