The players, the coaching staff of the Spanish team led by Luis Enrique Martinez and the Federation personnel who work with the absolute, were vaccinated this Friday in the Ciudad del Fútbol three days after the premiere of Spain in Euro 2020.
After evaluating the situation of each player, the internationals who have already overcome the coronavirus or received a first dose of Pfizer completed the two necessary, and the rest received Jansenn as it is single-dose and requires fewer days to achieve maximum immunization.
According to the Federation, a dozen health professionals, with degrees of lieutenant, captain and colonel, supported by half a dozen uniformed men -one lieutenant, two brigades and three corporals of the Army – they traveled to Las Rozas to administer the vials to the footballers, according to the collaboration initiative between the Royal Spanish Football Federation and the Government of Spain.
The person in charge of executing the vaccination action was the personnel of the Security Unit of the Central Defense Hospital Gómez Ulla from Madrid, who assure that Spain will play “with full security guarantees the Eurocup “and it will do so” in full equality of conditions with other participating teams “.
The Army fulfills its mission! Vaccinate members of the Absolute National Soccer Team. pic.twitter.com/0C2QhU2iJM
– Ministry of Defense (@Defensagob) June 11, 2021
The Spanish internationals were vaccinated from 10:00 am and they will have a morning free of physical exercise after receiving the vaccine. Waiting not to suffer any reaction, they will exercise in the afternoon session.
The Federation once again thanked the Government for “attention to the request” to allow the players to represent Spain at the European Championship “with their health and safety fully guaranteed”.