FIFA World Cup 2018: Twitter goes crazy as Spain sack their manager Julen Lopetegui just one day before the World Cup

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In a shocking state of affairs, Julen Lopetegui has been officially sacked by the Spanish national football team, a day after he was appointed as the new Real Madrid manager after Zinedine Zidane’s departure. In his stead, they have appointed 50 year old Fernando Hierro as the new manager who was previously the RFEF’s Sporting Director.

Spain will play their first World Cup match on Friday, June 16 against Portugal at 23:30 IST.

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Now, let’s take a look at what the Twitterati had to say:

First, the official tweet.

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It didn’t take long for the fire to spread.

 

It’s an awkward decision whichever way you look at it… what do you feel about it? Was RFEF right to stick to their policies and sack their manager a day before the biggest football event on the planet?

Let us know in the comments below.

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FIFA WC 2018: One Day To The WC And Julen Lopetegui Has Been Sacked As                    Spain’s Manager