Atletico Madrid midfielder Mario Suarez is thrilled with his Spain call-up for the friendly with Uruguay.

Suarez has been named in the Spain squad as a replacement for the injured Xabi Alonso of Real Madrid.

"It is a day I will always remember for this call and I am very happy. Let's see if I can enjoy further this call. I've always said to be in the best squad in the world is great. I will work hard to stay there," he said.