Sports director of the Spanish Football Federation Fernando Hierro leaves a press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Krasnodar, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Fernando Hierro will manage Spain at the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was fired.
Sports director of the Spanish Football Federation Fernando Hierro leaves a press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Krasnodar, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Fernando Hierro will manage Spain at the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was fired. Manu Fernandez AP Photo
Sports director of the Spanish Football Federation Fernando Hierro leaves a press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Krasnodar, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Fernando Hierro will manage Spain at the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was fired. Manu Fernandez AP Photo

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June 13, 2018 11:06 AM