Roberto Soldado says he is not the top striker for Spain – Football news

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Valencia forward, Roberto Soldado, scored in the Confederations Cup game against Uruguay on Sunday, but does not feel he is the first choice attacker for the national team.
Spain forward, Soldado, has admitted that he will never be considered as good enough to start for Spain as they beat Uruguay 2-1 in the Confederations Cup Group B clash over the weekend. The Del Bosque’s side
in the game in Recife.
“I do not know if I'll ever be a starter, that is decided by the coach. I do not know if I'll hold the place again, that's a coach's decision,” he said.
The star player scored the winning goal for La Roja and helped them claim three crucial points. He also played well and was pleased with his game. However, he feared that this will not be enough to start another game for the team as he is looking forward
to be a crucial player for the national side.
“The penalty was that we had chances, but the goals did not come. We're happy because we've faced a very tough opponent and we have won. You cannot ease off for a second, despite a 2-0 lead,” he added.
He claimed that his position in the team is up to the head coach. Therefore, he is in the dark over his place in the next match. He also discussed The World and European champions put in a good show against the
South American country and should have sealed the win early on.
“The team’s philosophy is not lost. We haven't lost to a great team like Uruguay. We had the ball, we moved with skill and created chances,” he finally concluded.
However, Spain failed to capitalise on the chances they had. He further added that they are delighted to win against a difficult team and could not afford to relax even though they were winning 2-0. The Los Che skipper also talked about the strategy of his
team and said they will keep following their philosophy of the sport.



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