"These days are a bit strange because it's a long time since I have not been called up," admitted Asensio on radio station Onda Cero.
The two-time world champions arrived in La Paz on Sunday and held a light training session on Monday at a training complex belonging to local first division team The Strongest. Enditem
"Our players prepared well and did a good job today," said Shaanxi coach Jiang E'Ying.
Messi told Barcelona officials that he wanted to leave in August before changing his mind two weeks later to avoid a legal battle with the club he has called home since the age of 13.
"We did a good job to stop their points from the paint, and this brought us an advantage in this match," said Shanghai coach Milos Paden, who revealed that injured guard Peng Szu-Chin will miss the first stage matches of the regular season. Enditem
TOKYO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said here on Thursday that Tokyo will host a fantastic Olympic Games despite the uncertainties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The AFC Champions League East Zone matches are to be played in Doha, Qatar after an agreement was reached with the Qatar Football Association (QFA), the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said, on Friday.
On Saturday Germany will encounter Ukraine in Kiev in the UEFA Nations League while Turkey will clash with Russia in the Nations League on Sunday. Enditem
BERLIN, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Joachim Loew is experiencing his most challenging time as the German national coach.
"What my family wanted was to see me happy. There are things that are not known, but at Barcelona they send you away to train separately... My wife was the one who saw that I was down and let me take the opportunity. When Atletico came looking for me, I didn't hesitate for a moment."
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Veteran striker Radamel Falcao said Thursday he still has plenty to offer Colombia's national team as he prepares for his fourth World Cup qualifying campaign.