"Iker arrived at the age of 10," said Del Bosque.
"His parents deserve a lot of merit, having brought him to the training centre, and I don't think the were made of money.
"Iker is the pride of Real Madrid. He is the only one to have come through the youth team, and it would be good to recognise what he was done as he's done a lot.
"He carries the values of Real Madrid."