Here, the headlines of the day where, in addition, you can read all the news and latest news today on ABC. Everything that has happened this Tuesday, January 18 in the world and in Spain:
The national team will play in Barcelona again 18 years later
The Spanish team returns to Catalonia almost half a century after his last official match, although a little less than two decades ago he played the last friendly. It has taken 18 years for the national team to set foot on Catalan territory again. The chosen scenario is Cornellá, the RCD EStadium, field where Espanyol plays. The rival, Albania, and the date, next March 26. It will be a friendly in which Luis Enrique will be able to carry out different tests with a view to the final list of footballers who can be in the World Cup in Qatar.
It will not be the only unusual scenario in which they will play, since three days later they will travel to La Coruña to face Iceland in Riazor. The last time Spain visited Deportivo’s stadium was thirteen years ago.
Alexia Putellas wins The Best Award and crowns a magical year
Jorge Mendes, investigated and under suspicion
The Portuguese Public Prosecutor’s Office is investigating jorge mendes, the most powerful representative of soccer players and coaches in the world, for possible irregularities in their financial assets.
Djokovic, with eternity and sponsors in the air
Already in Serbia, hailed as a hero by his countrymen, Novak Djokovic He will spend a few days of rest and reflection, as he himself said, after two weeks of trials and retentions, outside of tennis and Australia, which expelled him for his anti-vaccine sentiment. A personal decision that not only leaves him without the Australian Open, where he has won more than anyone else (9 titles), but also distances him from his sporting goals. He crosses out an opportunity to fight for the 21st Grand Slam at Melbourne Park, but it could be the first of many, since the borders are closing and, therefore, the championships, due to the refusal to inoculate himself with the vaccine.
Spain suffers against Bosnia in an inconsequential match
The dressing room surrenders to Ancelotti: “He should never have left”
After the halfway point of the season, Madrid looks forward to the next four months of competition with hope, optimism and ambition. The Spanish Super Cup does nothing more than offer the cup to the fans next Sunday at the Bernabeu, before the match was played, the League match against Elche, but the residue it has left is an absolute aftertaste. After years and a half without adding weight to the showcases, and in a complex social and economic context due to the harshness of the pandemic, the trophy, no matter how small, tastes like glory. This was reflected during the celebration, closer to a Champions League final than a Super Cup. The coronavirus has taught that moments of success and happiness must be squeezed to the fullest, and Madrid did that yesterday in all its levels: board of directors, coaching staff and players.