PHOTO: Silva receives award from Spanish FA

Manchester City midfielder has been given an award by the Spanish FA for reaching 75 caps for the country.

David Silva has been presented with a commemorative Caravel award to celebrate him achieving 75 caps for Spain.

The Manchester City midfielder has been one of his nation's key performers as they have conquered world football over recent years.

Although the 2014 World Cup was a disappointment for the side, Silva will go down as part of a legendary squad in the country who dominated international football for six years.

They are still one of the strongest sides in the world and the fact that the City star has been able to accumulate such a number of appearances is testament to his ability.

Few countries are blessed with as many creative players as Spain are, but Silva has still stood out.

He has had to compete for places with the likes of Arsenal's Santi Cazorla and Manchester United's Juan Mata, as well as a number of La Liga stars, but has been a regular member of Vicente Del Bosque's team.

He will be looking now reach 100 caps for his nation and could add two more to his total in the upcoming international break.

La Roja take on Slovakia and Luxembourg in Euro 2016 qualification this week and six points will be expected from the two fixtures. 

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