Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro named new Spain coach
- Former Real Madrid captain Fernando Hierro has been appointed Spain Coach for the 2018 World Cup
- Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain manager after being appointed as a new Real Madrid coach on Monday
- Spain will take on Portugal on Friday evening in their World Cup opener
The former Madrid captain coached La Liga 123 side Real Oviedo in the 2016-17 but left a year ago following a mid-table finish.
Hierro netted 29 times for Spain in 89 international appearances whilst his playing career spanned spells with Real Valladolid, Madrid, Bolton Wanderers and Al Rayyan.
Will Hierro succeed with Furia Roja in Russia?