Mental health is no longer taboo in the world of football, but that conversation about it is encouraged to improve sporting performance. Teams have psychologists, whether integrated into the coaching staff or within the club structure.

It is increasingly fashionable for players to go to a personal coach to help them cope with their daily lives. "The psychologist is not there to say 'I have a problem and I'm going' That is the great evolution of recent years. Now we work on prevention so that they have the skills to grow," says Alavés psychologist.