WATCH: Balde celebrates Spain World Cup 2022 call-up

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Barcelona teenager Alejandro Balde has been unable to cover his delight at being referred to as as much as Spain’s World Cup squad.

The left-back will head to Qatar for the event as a alternative for Jose Luis Gaya who has suffered an ankle damage.

Balde was with the Spain Under-21 squad when the information got here by and his response was captured by Hugo Novoa.

It’s a deserved reward for Balde after a formidable breakthrough season at Barcelona, the place he’s performed usually on each side of the protection below Xavi.

Balde’s call-up additionally means Barcelona make historical past, with a file variety of gamers on the World Cup finals.

The teenager received the nod to interchange Gaya over Barca team-mate Marcos Alonso and joins Jordi Alba as Luis Enrique’s choices at left-back.

Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte can also be a risk as he performed in that place for an hour in Thursday’s pleasant in opposition to Jordan.

Spain are at present making ready for his or her first recreation of the event which is in opposition to Costa Rica on Wednesday, November 23. La Roja then go on to play Germany and Japan in Group E.

Source – www.barcablaugranes.com

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