Torres dropped by Spain

February 24, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Fernando Torres has been dropped from the Spain squad for next week's friendly against Venezuela.

The Euro 2008 and 2010 World Cup-winning striker has been struggling for form at Chelsea, netting just four times in all competitions this season.

With Barcelona forward David Villa still absent with a broken leg, Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has opted to include Valencia hitman Roberto Soldado and highly-rated Athletic Bilbao youngster ...

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