Fabián Ruiz: “Luis de la Fuente has a lot of influence on us finishing the plays”


Spanish international Fabián Ruiz highlighted that the national soccer coach, Luis de la Fuente, puts a lot of emphasis “on finishing the plays” and revealed that just before the debut (3-0) in the Euro Cup against Croatia he told him that when he was in the front of the area will take advantage of his hit “and shoot”.

“De la Fuente has a lot of influence on us finishing the plays. We train him almost every day on shots on goal from outside the area. Before the game he told me that once I got there, take advantage of my hitting and shoot, that the important thing is to finish move,” explained Fabián Ruiz in statements to the RFEF in his ‘X’ account collected by Europa Press.

The Paris Saint Germain player declared himself “very happy” to receive the trophy for best player of the match against the Croatians, thanks to the second goal and the assist he distributed, but also “for the team’s victory and having started well in a great tournament”. “It was a dream match. As soon as I received the ball, Modric came to me and I tried to dribble it, then I dribbled with Brozovic and found a gap under his legs. Fortunately the ball went in,” noted the midfielder about his goal, which put the victory on track. Spanish in the debut in the championship.

The Sevillian soccer player acknowledged that he is “more used to giving assists than scoring goals,” but that he feels “just as happy” when he gives a pass because in the end “it helps the team.” And regarding the pass of the first goal to Álvaro Morata, he said that he is his captain and that he believes that he “deserves it.”

“He has been working for a long time, and he has gone through not very good times. I am very happy for the friendship we have and also, from time to time, I am happy to score goals in a European Championship and with your country,” Ruiz concluded. Finally, he explained that the dedication of the goal was for his brother and his friends, and for the footballer’s girlfriend.

He has a group with the former, and he said that “they are always” asking him to dedicate a goal to them, and that two days ago, “his brother was saying goodbye” and told him that “he was going to score and dedicate it to them.” “. For the second, he drew the “typical celebration” of him, in gratitude for his “support.”