Support our independent LFC content & go advert-free.
Support our independent Liverpool FC content and go advert-free with This Is Anfield Premium.

International Reds get call-ups

Spanish, Dutch and Argentine Liverpool players have this weekend recieved good news with call-ups to their country’s squads for forthcoming international games.

Xabi Alonso, Fernando Torres (pictured), Pepe Reina and Alvaro Arbeloa make Spain’s 23-man provisional squad for Euro 2008 which kicks off on 7 June.

Ryan Babel and Dirk Kuyt made Marco van Basten’s Dutch provisional squad. The Holland team will go through a training camp in Noordwijk before the tournament begins.

And Emiliano Insua and Sebastian Leto have both been called up to Argentina’s under-23 squad to play Catalonia in a friendly in Barcelona on May 24th. Both will be hoping to impress enough to get a call-up to Argentina’s Olympic Games squad in August.

Meanwhile Steven Gerrard, Peter Crouch and Scott Carson could be involved in England’s friendly against the USA at Wembley Stadium on May 28th.

Get the historic souvenir Liverpool vs. Real Madrid Champions League Final 2022 matchday programme, with worldwide delivery.