Valdes non-committal on Spain's choice of 'keeper

Valdes non-committal on Spain's choice of 'keeper

Victor Valdes refuses to say if he or Real Madrid's Iker Casillas will start Spain's game against Uruguay on Sunday but whether the Barcelona keeper plays or not, he is just delighted to be at the Confederations Cup. 

Valdes is one of seven Barca players out to complete an awesome full house of nine major tournament honours.

Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Pedro and David Villa have also won every major club trophy plus the World Cup and European Championship with Spain. 

"I cannot reveal (who will play). I am just another member of the squad and that has been the key of this team's success," Valdes told a news conference on Friday.

"I will do what I am asked and what coach Vicente Del Bosque decides. I am just grateful to be here.’’

"I have felt like the happiest child in the world since I was called up to the squad. It is a privilege to play with Spain and to be part of this team,’’ he added. 

Valdes will try to add the trophy Spain have never won to his other medals from the Champions League, La Liga, King's Cup, the European and Spanish Super Cups and the FIFA Club World Cup. 

The path to a Group B starting spot against South American champions Uruguay could be blocked by Casillas even though the Real keeper endured a difficult time under coach Jose Mourinho last season.