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The world's sporting press falls in love with Spain

Journalists around the world are all in the belief that the future is here for Spain after they thumped Croatia in the Nations League on Tuesday.

El central del Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos, celebrando un gol con España ante Croacia.
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There is one word repeated in all almost all of the reports on Spain's 6-0 defeat of Croatia in Elche on Tuesday night: 'humiliation'. Luis Enrique's side started with two wins and are top of their Nations League group. They don't forget, of course, that Dalic's side were the runners up at the World Cup in the summer and warn that Spain's next generation is here. Here is what the world's sporting press had to say about the game on Tuesday night.

The Sun (England): "Marco Asensio shines brightest as Spain run riot against World Cup finalists"

Mirror (England): "World Cup finalists humiliated as Marco Asensio shines in UEFA Nations League thrashing"

Daily Mail (England): Spain hit Croatia for six: Enrique's side inflict World Cup finalists' worst ever defeat to hand England Nations League lifeline"

L'Equipe (France): "Spain give a lesson"

Le Parisien (France): "Spain humiliate Croatia in the Nations League"

La Gazzetta dello Sport (Portugal): "Wow Spain!"

Tuttosport (Italy): "The Spain Show. 6-0 against Croatia"

Corriere dello Sport (Italy): "Super Spain. Croatia humiliated"

Record (Portugal): "Spain crush Croatia and get their second win in Group 4 of League A"

O Jogo (Portugal): "Scandulous result between Spain and Croatia and dream start for Luis Enrique"

Bild (Germany): "6-0! España blow Croatia away"

Kicker: "Asensio, Isco and company dismantle Spain"

Olé (Argentina): "Set for Spain"

Globoesporte (Brazil): "Spain humiliate the World Cup finalists with the Asensio show"

Mundo Deportivo (Spain): "Gala"

Sport (Spain): "The future is here"

El País (Spain): "Spain finish like never before"


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