Vicente del Bosque
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After being named FIFA Men’s Football Coach of the Year in 2012, Vicente del Bosque continued his good work with La Roja, even if things did not quite go according to plan at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013. Following a spellbinding performance in their opening game against Uruguay, Spain fell to an emphatic defeat to the tournament hosts in the final. Del Bosque responded to the setback by demanding more from his team, and they responded, beating France to top spot in the smallest group in the European qualifying competition for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, where they will defend their world title.