Rodri, the main midfielder of the Spanish national team, became the record holder for the number of passes made in one match in the history of world championships.
This happened in the meeting of the third round of the E-group of the group stage of the World Cup in Qatar, against the Japanese national team, in which “Furia Rokha” lost 2:1.
In the mentioned meeting, the “Manchester City” midfielder made 215 passes to his teammates, of which 204 were accurate.
According to the data of OptaJose, one of the most prestigious and reliable companies, this is a new record in the history of the World Cup since 1966.
After the match ended in a draw with Germany (1:1) and the victory over Costa Rica (7:0), the Spanish national team collected 4 points and took the second position in the standings in Group E. As for the playoffs, the Spaniards will meet the Moroccan national team here. The eighth-final match will be held on December 6 and will start at 19:00 Tbilisi time at the “Education City Stadium”.