The Spain manager hilariously joked that if Ferran Torres did not start against Costa Rica, his head would be chopped off. It has been a running joke ever since the forward and Enrique’s daughter announced their relationship earlier this year in January.
Ferran Torres dating Luis Enrique’s daughter so he can start for Spain and take penalties pic.twitter.com/l3ODEnRRv2
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The interview is yet another hilarious moment at the Qatar World Cup. First was Antonio Rudiger’s bizarre Usain Bolt impression against Japan. Now we have a self-confessed comical scandal in the Spanish camp. Torres proved his worth to the national side when he scored a penalty against Costa Rica in Spain’s World Cup opener. Was Luis Enrique right to start Ferran Torres? It certainly would have been a very awkward family Christman if he had chosen not to.
After Germany’s shock defeat to Japan, Spain are now strong favourites to win their group and progress to the knockout rounds.