Curitiba: Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) secretary general Jorge Perez has spoken up for head coach Vicente del Bosque despite the team's early exit from the FIFA World Cup.

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Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque with captain Iker Casillas (right) during training in Curitiba. Pic/AFP.

Perez said that the RFEF wants del Bosque to “stay on and will offer him backing", reports EFE.

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The 63-year-old coach is set to decide whether “he is staying until the European Championships in France or will leave.” Spain suffered two consecutive losses to Netherlands 1-5 and Chile 0-2 in the World Cup that led to their

Del Bosque guided Spain to World Cup glory in 2010 and helped it successfully defend its European title in 2012.