Pedri revealed that Spain sees itself as one of the contenders for this year’s World Cup title
. one of the main Since his debut last year , the 19-year
-old has been instrumental in guiding Spain to the semi-finals at Euro 2020 that were postponed last year. As they reached the finals of the Olympic Games with the
latest, Pedro commented. Spain is one of the contenders to win the World Cup. Although others may not see it that way.
La Roja have endured two disappointing World Cup campaigns since winning the trophy in 2010, being dumped out in 2014’s group stage before suffering a last-16 penalty shoot-out loss to hosts Russia four years later.
However, the emergence of several young talents – including Pedri and fellow Barcelona midfielder Gavi – has enabled Luis Enrique to reintroduce a possession-based style of play Spain became renowned for under Vicente del Bosque.
With Spain set to begin their World Cup campaign against Costa Rica in just over two months’ time, Pedri sees no reason why the class of 2022 cannot deliver a second World Cup win.
“Maybe people don’t expect much of us. They don’t look at us as favorites. But within the team we see ourselves as the favorites,” he told UFABET
. “We wouldn’t have gotten a medal if we didn’t do anything. If we act as we should The opportunity will come by itself.”