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La Selecciona Español qualified for WEURO 2017 after six wins. This is the third time that Spain will be taking part at the European Championship. They lost the semi-final to Italy in 1997 and lost in the quarter-finals to Norway in 2013. Can they improve next summer?

All-time top scorer: Verónica Boquete

Verónica Boquete has scored 34 goals for Spain. The striker wears the number 9 shirt and made her debut for the national team in 2008. Boquete still plays for Spain, so we might see her in action next summer in the Netherlands.

Most caps: Arantza del Puerto

Former Spain defender Arantza del Puerto made 70 appearances for her national team. Arantza was part of the team that took part in the European Championships of 1997.

Coach: Jorge Vilda

Jorge Vilda, who was nominated by FIFA for best football coach of the year, coaches the Spanish squad. Before taking charge, he coached the at U17 and U19 level for the Spain women’s team.

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