AS English Spanish football-related Christmas gift guide
It's that time of the year when the question, "What should I buy him/her?" are uttered by many!. Fear not, we've collated a brief guide of the ideal and not bank-breaking gifts for the Spanish football fan.
With the festive season in full swing, to help you in your quest to find the perfect present for the Spanish football fan in your life, we've put together a brief guide of ten gifts that cater for every budget.
Santiago Bernabéu replica model
Spend hours of fun constructing this model of the iconic Santiago Bernabeu stadium, home to Real Madrid. You even get to "park the bus" in front of the famous East stand too .... Suitable for 7+
Available via El Corte Ingles (RRP €33.95)
Valencia CF 2017/18 away shirt
The Valencia CF away shirt.(by Adidas) this season is inspired by the flag of the local autonomous community, the shirt for the Mestalla based outfit this season is a classic and possibly our favourite LaLiga shirt of the season.
Available via Valencia CF online (RRP 65 GBP)
Levante UD art print
Valencia based Jorge Lawerta is one of Spain's most distinctive illustrators and has worked producing visual campaigns for the likes of FC Barcelona and Valencia CF in the past. This retro Levante UD print was commissioned as part of a BeIn Sports documentary on the club and is available in limited quantities.
Available via Lawerta.tictail.com (RRP €80)
Working Class Heroes (Rayo Vallecano book)
Written by AS English's very own Robbie Dunne, "Working Class Heroes" is a fascinating insight into one of Spain's most singular clubs, Madrid based Rayo Vallecano. This book, however provides more than just a potted history of the football club as it delves into the fabric of Spain's recent history and culture.
Available via Amazon UK (RRP 9.99 GBP) also available for digital download
Watch a LaLiga game in Seville
Ask anyone who has travelled the length and breadth of the Iberian peninsula as to what their favourite city and chances are the Andalusian capital will feature prominently. Add to the equation the fact that every weekend the city hosts a Sevilla FC or Real Betis LaLiga match with some of the most passionate fans in the domestic game plus great food and fantastic local culture....a visit to Sevilla is a no-brainer.
Adidas Predator boot 2017
The iconic Predator boot is back. Originally designed by former Liverpool FC player Craig Johnston, the boot has been worn by some of the greats in the game ... Zidane, Beckham, Del Piero among other. Now available from Adidas worldwide in various styles.
Available via Adidas
SD Eibar Tour of Ipurua
Want the chance to explore the inner sanctums of the smallest ground in LaLiga? Now you can as SD Eibar have officially commenced guided tours of their compact Ipurua stadium. visit the dressing room, press room, have your picture taken on the bench with English language sessions available too.
Available via SD Eibar (consult website for times & availability)
Tickets to see Spain at WC 2018
Now that the draw for the Group stage of Russia 2018 has been made, why not treat yourself to match tickets and watch Julen Lopetegui's men in action at next summer's World Cup. Spain face Portugal, Morocco and Iran in the group stage of the biggest event in world football.
The Spanish Football podcast
Become a patron of the Spanish Football Podcast. Hosted by Sid Lowe and Phil Kitromolidis and ably propped up by producer "Al", TSFP has become a staple for all fans of everything LaLiga. The podcast offers a perfect balance of insight, info and good humour with added incentives for those who support the pod via the Patreon scheme.
Tango football art print.
Guaranteed to enhance any living room, the art print from UK based Patterns of Play is a nod to the classic Adidas Tango ball used at the 1982 Spain World Cup. Modern art!
A3 print RRP 30 GBP
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