Going back to the formation of national football teams, there may not be a more talented, deeper pool of talent than the current age of Spanish midfielders.
La Roja has so much talent at the position that they could form at least three teams capable of competing for a World Cup title.
Not only is the current generation loaded with elite players, it is also full of some of the brightest young players in the world.
Spain has dominated every age group at the international level and looks set to continue its Golden Age for at least another generation.
This article looks at the five most talented and exciting young Spanish midfielders in football.
Most will be targeting the 2018 and 2022 World Cups when they should be in their prime, but a couple may don the famous red shirt as soon as 2014.
Take a look at this list and then let us know who else you are looking forward to watching develop over the coming years.
Note: The only prerequisite for this list is to be 21 or younger on January 1, 2013.