David Silva (@21LVA) September 5, 2015
Manchester City playmaker David Silva was delighted on Twitter after Spain took a big step towards qualifying for Euro 2016.
Indeed, La Roja beat Slovakia 2-0 on Saturday night to go above the side that previously held top spot in Group C and has also beaten them in qualifying.
Goals from Jordi Alba and Andres Iniesta (penalty) guided Spain to victory and Manchester City's Silva was elated by the result.
Un orgullo volver a jugar en un campo tan especial como el tartiere,muchas gracias x el cariño a todos @RealOviedo@SeFutbol— Santi Cazorla (@19SCazorla) September 6, 2015
The Arsenal playmaker's tweet translates: "A pride to play again in this special field as the tartiere, thank you very much x affection."
According to football statistics website WhoScored.com, Manchester City playmaker Silva was Spain's second-best player on the night. Statistically speaking, the 29-year-old continued his fine Premier League form by taking an amazing 142 touches of the ball and creating an impressive six chances against Slovakia.
Silva also won three dribbles and registered an assist for the Spanish national side, while Arsenal's Cazorla completed 96 per cent of his passes during 24 on-field minutes.
Considering the way Spain play, a high number of touches and passes is no surprise. But Silva in particular was very much on song. One of the finest players in world football right now.