Days subsequent to tumbling to Russia in the Round of 16 at the World Cup, Spain will by and by look for another mentor.
Fernando Hierro has ventured down as Spain’s break head mentor on Sunday following the exit from the competition. Hierro’s residency in charge of the group didn’t keep going long, either. He supplanted previous mentor Julen Lopetegui only two days before the World Cup began a month ago.
Hierro additionally ventured down as the executive of the games chief of the Spanish Football Association, a position he held since November 2017.
After many kilometers of walking together, the Spanish [Football Association] and Fernando Hierro put an end to their relationship once the participation of Spain in the World Cup has come to an end,” the organization said in a statement on Sunday. “The coach declined to return to his previous position as sporting director of the Spanish FA to seek new horizons and undertake new challenges.
Hierro beforehand held the games executive position from 2007-2011 when the national group won the 2008 European Championship and the 2010 World Cup.
Spain lead Group B in the opening round of the World Cup, beating Iran 1-0 and tying with both Portugal and Morocco. They fell in a penalty shootout in the Round of 16 to Russia on July 1.