Many, those who most followed the noble sport of football over there in the 90's, Julen Lopetegui they will meet in their professional footballer stage. Eterno suplente de Zubizarreta en la selección y en el Barcelona, destacó defendiendo la portería del mítico Logroñés cuando este pululaba por la Primera División y acabó en el Rayo Vallecano.
Los más recientes lo conocerán por ser el seleccionador Sub-19 que ganó la Eurocopa de esa categoría, to do so also with the U-21, for leading the Oporto where he played among others Iker Casillas and from the 21 July 2016 as the new coach of Spain.
Julen Lopetegui, known RFEF, access to post above other names on the list that sounded like Joaquin Caparros, who he was running as the first of a list with some other name that sounded implausible. Finally, apparently by sole decision of the Almighty Angel Maria Villar perpetuated in office, the chosen is a house known as Lopetegui.
But in between his playing career and his coaching career, the good Julen, He had a period in which worked as a commentator on television and the poor did not have the debut he would have liked. The sixth, newly created at that time, retransmissions hosted the World 2006 in Germany and had a team of experts to discuss all issues on the tournament. Among those professionals in the field, he was Julen Lopetegui. The highlight of the broadcast was when former goalkeeper, He had to talk about tactical issues using a screen behind him when this happened.
Nerves played a trick to now Spain coach could not stand the pressure of being before millions of viewers live and collapsed leaving one of the most intriguing images and stories that are remembered. A decade later, the hand of the Spanish selection is yours, Hopefully debute with better foot than they did on TV.