Spanish Striker Alvaro Morata Contemplates Quitting National Team Amidst Outcry Over ‘Unfair’ Treatment and Future Uncertainties

Spanish Striker Alvaro Morata Contemplates Quitting National Team Amidst Outcry Over ‘Unfair’ Treatment and Future Uncertainties

Alvaro Morata has stirred controversy within Spain’s Euro 2024 camp by hinting at his departure from the national team post-tournament, citing what he calls ‘nonsense’ criticism that has deeply affected him and his family.

The striker, who has faced jeers from Spanish fans during his career, expressed his frustration, suggesting that playing abroad might be the best option for him due to the lack of respect he perceives in Spain.

Morata, who has played for clubs like Real Madrid, Juventus, and Chelsea before joining Atletico Madrid, emphasized the toll this criticism has taken on his personal life, impacting even his family.

In an interview with El Mundo, Morata hinted that Euro 2024 could potentially be his final tournament representing Spain, a decision influenced by the ongoing scrutiny he faces.

Despite previously indicating commitment to Atletico Madrid, he raised doubts about his future with the club amidst persistent rumors and criticism.

Addressing recent controversies, including false reports about a yellow card during a match, Morata expressed frustration over the misunderstandings that have plagued him.

He clarified his emotional reactions, emphasizing his dedication to leading Spain to the semi-finals and dismissing criticisms as baseless.

Family and Personal Sacrifices

Morata, who married Alice Campello in a lavish ceremony in Venice, highlighted the impact of public scrutiny on his young family.

He revealed the emotional toll on his children, who struggle to understand why their father faces such intense criticism in Spain, making it increasingly appealing for him to seek opportunities abroad.

Future Prospects and Reflections

Looking ahead, Morata hinted at potential future changes, including the possibility of leaving Spain for a club abroad.

Despite his desire to succeed with Atletico Madrid, he acknowledged the challenges and uncertainties surrounding his career path.

Resilience Amid Challenges

Despite the adversities, Morata remains resilient, focusing on his performance in Euro 2024 and contemplating his next steps beyond the tournament.

He reflected on the impact of criticism on his family and personal life, underscoring the difficult decisions he faces regarding his future in Spanish football.


As Morata prepares for Spain’s crucial semi-final against France, his future remains uncertain amidst ongoing controversies and personal reflections on his career and family life.

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