Ecuador dropped the number 11 shirt in honour of Christian Benitez who died last July but FIFA regulations mean they must reinstate it for the World Cup.
Diego Costa was drafted by Spain to provide the blood and thunder he displays for Atletico Madrid but he failed to sparkle in his debut against Italy.
Pedro has said his winning goal for Spain against Italy was lucky in the way the ball fell for him.
Pedro's second-half strike gave Spain a 1-0 win in their friendly against Italy at the Estadio Vicente Calderón.
With 99 days to go before the start of the World Cup in Brazil, we look at the most potent attacks ever to grace the competition.
Barcelona should be treated with more respect, Spanish sports minister Miguel Cardenal said on Tuesday.
Reports in the Spanish press suggest that Diego Costa will start against Italy on Wednesday, but a trio of regulars will miss out.
Barcelona moved to within a point of La Liga table toppers Real Madrid with a somewhat nervy 4-1 win over Almeria.
Juan Mata and Fernando Torres look to be major doubts for the World Cup after being left out of Spain's latest squad.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has called up Atletico Madrid's Brazil-born forward Diego Costa for the world and European champions' friendly against Italy in
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