Spain keeps Putellas and 3 of the rebel players for Women’s World Cup

Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas attends a training session in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Friday June 2, 2023, ahead of the Women’s Champions League final soccer match between FC Barcelona and VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday June 3. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

MADRID (AP) — Spain will head to the Women’s World Cup with two-time Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas and three of the 15 players who had renounced the national soccer team after a spat with coach Jorge Vilda.