2014 World Cup

Spain recalls top scorer David Villa

August 29, 2012
By Press Association
Spain will begin their World Cup title defense with all-time leading goalscorer David Villa after he was recalled for the first time since suffering a broken leg eight months ago.

Villa missed Spain's Euro 2012 success after he sustained the horrific injury with Barcelona at the World Club Challenge last December.

The 30-year-old scored on his return in Barca's season-opening win over Real Sociedad two weeks ago, and Spain boss Vicente del Bosque has rushed him straight back ...

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