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Del Bosque counts on world champions for friendly

Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque on Friday unveiled a 23-man squad, made up essentially of World Cup-winning players, for a friendly against Portugal on November 17 in Lisbon.

The only member of the World Cup team missing will be Sevilla winger Jesus Navas, who underwent surgery on an ankle injury earlier this month and will be replaced by Villarreal midfielder Santiago Cazorla.

The Portugese football federation has said that this match will be used to promote their joint bid with Spain to win the right of host the 2018 World Cup.

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