Madrid Mayor José Luis Martínez-Almeida: "We have to regain the joie de vivre, alegría and spirit of unity which have always characterized our city. It is part of Madrid’s history and heritage and we are obliged to protect and cherish places like the Gijón."
On paper it was supposed to be a walk in the park for Spain. Spain looked like the team of old that everyone feared in the opening 10 minutes against Croatia. But if you had to pick one player that would lose Spain the game, it would be Sergio Ramos. And he delivered.