"I have to explain my philosophy to my players, but it is not possible without playing football. This is a key issue that needs to be taken into consideration," Skocic said.
With Ajax, Van de Beek won the Eredivisie and the KNVB Cup in 2019 and made it to the semifinals of that year's UEFA Champions League. The midfielder has also been capped 10 times for the Dutch national team. Enditem
The 28-year-old is now 16th in the overall rankings, 16 seconds behind new leader Yates.
Other clubs are expected to follow.
"My team was fantastic during the whole race. Today I felt very good, my legs were really good, until the attack I could ride easily. Also, I was very motivated. Many people supported me along the roads, and I want to thank everyone," Valter said after the race.
The organizers designed a route with a 17km climb before the finish line, which seemed like it might bring about some interesting developments on the rugged, narrow mountain road.
Spain responded with a big chance at the other end of the pitch as a misplaced return pass from Emre Can to goalkeeper Kevin Trapp allowed Rodrigo Moreno to intercept the loose ball. However, Trapp denied Moreno after blocking the shot in the nick of time in the 14th minute.
Australia, Norway and New Zealand are among other countries and regions to provide equal pay to their men's and women's teams.
"It was a delight to wear yellow. Hopefully I'll keep for a few more days. Let's first see how it goes tomorrow."
The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States has surpassed 6 million, with national death toll topping 185,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
He said he was looking forward to battling for his place alongside players such as Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Nemanja Matic and Fred.