Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore retired from the Spanish squad after being injured just one day after his selection call.
The 23-year-old was summoned by Spain on Saturday, despite reports that he had decided to represent Mali.
"Unfortunately, I will not be able to answer the call of the national team because of an injury during the match we played against Aston Villa on Sunday," said Traore on the official website of the national team. 'Spain.
"I am sorry I can not respond to this summons, but I will continue to work to be the best possible for the next lists, God willing," he says.
"I want to thank the coach for the trust he has given me, and this Monday I will have medical examinations at my club, Wolverhampton, to find out the extent of the injury," he said. .
Traore, who has replaced Rodrigo Moreno of Valencia, will be replaced by Pablo Sarabia of Paris St-Germain.
Traore, the original Spaniard, had been pushed to change his international allegiance to Mali, his parents' home country, while representing the Spanish Under-21 team.
The comments began when a photo of Traore with the Mali jersey circulated on social media.
He played 11 times for the Wolves in the Premier League this season, after going through the youth system at La Masia in Barcelona before joining club B.
This means that Traore will not make his debut in Spain in the last two qualifying matches for Euro 2020 against Malta on November 15 and against Romania three days later.