Spain players vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of start of Euro 2020

The players received their vaccines at Las Rozas on Friday

Spain's national team has finally been vaccinated ahead of the start of Euro 2020, with their first game taking place on Monday in Seville against Sweden.

After the controversy generated, with some arguing the footballers should not be prioritised, the armed forced finally administered the Pfizer and Janssen vaccines at Las Rozas.

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) said the aim is ensure the Spanish national team can take part in Euro 2020 with guarantees that they will not be affected by a Covid-19 outbreak.

The urgency for the vaccines increased this week when Sergio Busquets tested positive for coronavirus, leaving Luis Enrique's squad unable to train together in the lead up to their opening match.

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