Borussia Monchengladbach signing Dominguez makes emotional Atletico Madrid exit | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

Alvaro Dominguez has completed his move from Atletico Madrid to Borussia Monchengladbach.Dominguez made more than 70 appearances for the Spanish side in the past four seasons.

Alvaro Dominguez has completed his move from Atletico Madrid to Borussia Monchengladbach.

Dominguez made more than 70 appearances for the Spanish side in the past four seasons.

“It has been very nice for me to be in this house since I was 13 years old,” he told AS.

“I have felt incredible and the last few years we have been able to make Atletico a big club in Europe again. I hope it continues like this and I will continue to feel like an Atleti fan wherever I go.

“I am young, I am ambitious and I want to experience other things and other big leagues. I will always take this club in my heart and I don’t have the feeling I am leaving through the back door, I have helped to win two European titles in the past three years.

“I am happy and excited, because Germany is a big opportunity for me. I leave privileged to have been a part of this club and wherever I go I will always have these people and this fanbase with me.”

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Del Bosque: This a great generation of Spanish players | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque paid tribute to his players after victory over Italy.Spain become the first team ever to win three major tournaments in a row.

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque paid tribute to his players after victory over Italy.

Spain become the first team ever to win three major tournaments in a row.

“This is a great generation of players. They have roots and know how to play because they come from a country that knows how to. We have a great bunch of lads, some playing abroad – they never used to.

“This is a great era for Spanish football. After Vienna [and the UEFA EURO 2008 final] Luis Aragonés, the then-Coach, showed us the way, the direction to go.

“But there are challenges ahead with World Cup qualification, and then the Confederations Cup where, representing Europe, we want to do well.”

Barcelona's Iniesta insists Spain silenced critics | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

Andres Iniesta hopes Spain’s crushing Euros win over Italy silences their critics.The Barcelona man insisted Spain stayed true to their beliefs.

Andres Iniesta hopes Spain’s crushing Euros win over Italy silences their critics.

The Barcelona man insisted Spain stayed true to their beliefs.

“Everybody has their opinion,” he said. “We are not here to say that our game is the most beautiful of them all. Everyone has a different view.

“Today, we had a great level of play and were faithful to our style.

“That they only had 10 players made things easier for us.

“This victory is unique and magical. It is something that cannot be repeated. We haven’t ignored how great it is.”

Barcelona signing Alba thrilled to win Euros | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

New Barcelona signing Jordi Alba is thrilled with his role in Spain’s Euros triumph.The magnitude of their achievement was not lost on Alba either.

New Barcelona signing Jordi Alba is thrilled with his role in Spain’s Euros triumph.

The magnitude of their achievement was not lost on Alba either.

“My team-mates made history before and now I am doing so together with them in my first European Championship,” said the flying full-back.

“I am struggling to believe it, but it seems to be sinking in little by little.

“I told my friends and family I was going to score tonight and that’s the way it turned out.”

Barcelona reject PSG approach for Villa | Transfers | Tribal Football

PSG have been told to forget about Barcelona striker David Villa.PSG made an enquiry for the Spain international over the weekend, but received short shrift from Barca officials.

PSG have been told to forget about Barcelona striker David Villa.

PSG made an enquiry for the Spain international over the weekend, but received short shrift from Barca officials.

Villa expects to be fully fit for the start of preseason training under new coach Tito Vilanova.

Jordi Alba latest La Masia graduate to make Barcelona return | Transfers | Tribal Football

Barcelona signing Jordi Alba is just the latest of a raft of former La Masia graduates to make their way back to the club.The former Valencia fullback left Barca as a teenager for Cornella.

Barcelona signing Jordi Alba is just the latest of a raft of former La Masia graduates to make their way back to the club.

The former Valencia fullback left Barca as a teenager for Cornella.

Gerard Pique and Cesc Fabregas, of course, famously were tempted away by Manchester United and Arsenal respectively before making their return to the Nou Camp.

Barca striker Cristian Tello had three seasons away at Damm and Espanyol before being re-signed, while winger Isaac Cuenca had time with Damm, Reus and Sabadell before making the breakthrough in the first team.