Spain will face Holland in a rematch of the 2010 World Cup final in Brazil in a friendly on Tuesday evening and will look to exorcise the demons from their 5-1 World Cup loss to the Dutch this past summer.
While Juventus striker Alvaro Morata is likely to make his second straight start for La Roja, his former teammate centre-back Sergio Ramos is making a strong case to take his spot.
Ramos celebrated his 29th birthday by slamming home a brilliant free kick in Spain's final training session on Monday evening in the Amsterdam ArenA.
The man known as 'Mr. 93rd minute' for his heroics in last year's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid, scored six major goals down the stretch and while injuries and other factors have limited his goal totals this season, the Camas-born defender has shown that he is one of the most efficient goal-scorers in Europe.
Needless to say, Ramos' free-kick drew applause from the fans and players in attendance and an approving nod from manager Vicente Del Bosque.
Spain's friendly against Holland will also be shown on a live stream on Manchester United's website, as teammates Daley Blind and David De Gea square off against each other for the first time since Brazil.
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