Donald Trump and Mariano Rajoy spoke on the phone for 15 minutes on Tuesday evening.

Spanish Twitter users responded with glee to the idea of the chat before it took place, given the Prime Minister's notorious trouble with the English language, President Trump's belligerence with Mexico and the fact that the call was scheduled during the half-time break in the Barça-Atlético de Madrid football match.

A 73-word [White House readout][readout] of the conversation said the two men had discussed "a range of mutual interests".

"The leaders discussed shared priorities, including efforts t...