David Villa spoke of his delight to be back in the international fold after marking his first appearance for Spain in almost a year with a goal in its 5-0 friendly thrashing of Saudi Arabia in Pontevedra.
Villa, who has only recently returned to action after suffering a broken leg in December and missed
"There's no need to look back now and I can look forward to enjoying myself again."
Villa's goal was his 52nd for his country and came after strikes from
It remains to be seen what part Villa will play in that match, but the Barcelona man feels he is improving all the time following his long lay-off.
"Little by little I'm going to continue improving, I'm getting better physically," he said. "I've spent a lot of time training, the body is adapting but getting a starting spot is down to the coach."
Villa also praised the man he replaced, Torres, who made his 100th appearance for
Villa said: "A hundred international games for any country is very difficult to achieve. We need to congratulate him because he deserves it.
"Fortunately for all he is now in a sweet moment and he's a unique player."
Chelsea striker Torres follows team-mates Casillas, Xavi and Xabi Alonso in reaching three figures for his country, while
Torres said: "It's a day I'm never going to forget.
"The number of players reaching the 100 club says a lot about the national team in recent years and, fortunately, there are many players who will pass 100 games, and younger ones like
"We need to be proud about that, it's a team that's been together many years and that makes it is easier to achieve things. I think it's a privilege to be here with these companions."