Sergio Busquets, captain of the Spanish national team, was appointed best player of the final phase of the second edition of the Nations league the day he matched the 131 matches with Andrés Iniesta’s Red and became the fourth player with the most matches in the history of Spain.
The UEFA chose a player of the runner-up of the League of Nations and presented the trophy to Busquets. The Spanish captain was the benchmark of the national team’s game. Luis Enrique, completing the two games against Italy and France.
Busquets, to his 33 years, He played his 131st match with the Spanish team to hunt down Iniesta and have only Xavi Hernández ahead, whom he can match in November if he plays the two qualifying games to Qatar 2022, Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos.
Benzema, the best of the final
For his part, the French Karim Benzema was chosen this Sunday as the best player in the final of the League of Nations that France beat Spain 2-1 in the stadium San siro from Milan.
Benzema, who had also scored Belgium in the semifinals, scored a goal with a right hand nailed into a squad to tie a goal of Mikel Oyarzabal and he was the protagonist with a long series of great plays.
The Real Madrid forward won his first trophy with the French team after missing the world of 2018 by not being summoned by Didier Deschamps.
Kylian Mbappé scored the 2-1 goal in the 80th minute and handed France the title on the Milanese night