Soldado: I will surely be at Euro 2012 if I keep playing this way

The 26-year-old forward has declared that if he continues to perform capably for his club then he could well be participating in the tournament in Poland and Ukraine this summer.
Valencia striker Roberto Soldado believes he will be a part of Spain's European Championship squad if he maintains his current form.

The 26-year-old has propelled Los Che to fourth position in La Liga with an impressive 16-goal haul so far this season.

He is now on the cusp of the international squad, having beaten Fernando Torres to selection for the friendly against Venezuela. The Valencia man scored a hat-trick in that game but admits that the Chelsea striker will provide stiff competition for a place in Vicente del Bosque's side.

"Torres means a lot to the team and we all know what he can give," Soldado told Cadena COPE. "If I keep doing things very well I think I'll be at the European Championship. I have to keep doing everything possible to be in the squad.

However, the striker remains grounded and hopes to remain at Mestalla for the foreseeable future.

"I want to stay in Valencia. I have two years left on my contract and do not want to be a player who is just passing through here."

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