Confederations Cup: Alonso out
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso will miss Spain's Confederations Cup football trip due to a groin injury.
Alonso has struggled with injuries in the second-half of the season and has not been given the all-clear by Madrid's doctors to take part in the competition which starts June 15, reports Xinhua.
Also left out of the team were mid-fielders Benat Extebarria and Javi Garcia as Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque released the final 23-man squad on Sunday.
Spain will travel to Brazil for their opening game of the tournament against Uruguay, June 16 in Recife.