Luis Enrique Fires Warning At Spain Superstar Who Is Dating His Daughter

Luis Enrique Fires Warning At Spain Superstar Who Is Dating His Daughter

  • Ferran Torres is dating Spain coach Luis Enrique’s daughter Sira Martinez
  • Enrique has fired off an interesting warning to the Barcelona attacker
  • Spain won their first World Cup group game at the expense of Costa Rica

Spain boss Luis Enrique has hilariously warned one of his best players, Ferran Torres against doing the ‘baby celebration’ if he scores a goal.

Torres, who joined Barcelona from Manchester City several months ago, is dating Luis Enrique’s daughter Sira.

Speaking from Spain’s camp in Qatar, Enrique responded to a cheeky question on what he would do if Ferran Torres celebrated by putting his thumb in his mouth.

Ferran Torres, Spain, Luis Enrique
Ferran Torres celebrates with Gavi after scoring his second goal to give Spain a 4-0 lead during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group E match against Costa Rica. Photo by Youssef Loulidi.
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Typically, when a player does such a celebration, it is to signify that a baby is on the way or at times it could be a tribute to an already existing toddler.

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“If Ferran Torres scores a goal and celebrates with the baby finger in his mouth, I'll instantly bench him,” said the former Barcelona boss, to the amusement of everyone.

He added that if Torres failed to heed his warning, he would 'never step on a football pitch' again under Enrique's direction.

As reported by Daily Mail, the Spanish gaffer also opened up on whether he had a problem with players engaging in romantic sessions on the night before matches.

"I don't mind players having intimacy the night before matches, but I draw the line at group revelry," he stated emphatically.

Spain’s emphatic win

The Spaniards, who won the World Cup in 2010 by scoring just 8 goals in the entire tournament, were in top form in their opening game against Costa Rica.

Ferran Torres scored twice, including from the penalty spot, as his nation cruised to an emphatic 7-0 win - the biggest winning margin in Qatar so far.

Rodri rides scooter with girlfriend

Elsewhere, Sports Brief also reported on how Rodri unwound with his girlfriend ahead of Spain’s game against Germany on Sunday.

Rodri made his World Cup debut for Spain in Qatar, as the former European champions thumped Costa Rica 7-0 in their Group E opener.

In a video posted on social media, Rodri is seen with his girlfriend riding a scooter around the Qatari capital.

Source: Sports Brief News