10 Latin soccer players who succeed in the Iberdrola League

On September 7 and 8, the Spanish Women's League will start, called the Iberdrola League. On the first day there will be a Spanish classic as FC Barcelona will face CD Tacón, the team that has been acquired by Real Madrid.

Leicy Santos, striker of the Colombia Women's Seniors National Team

Leicy Santos, front of the Colombia Women's Seniors' National Team. / Taken from: Youtube.com/Federación Colombiana de Fútbol

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Feminine football fever has been consolidating since 2016 in Spain, and after the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France has gained more attention, that's why the 16 teams of the first division were renewed with the hiring of different players. With the above, Latin American soccer players are not far behind and from LatinAmerican Post we show you the arrival of 10 players to the Iberdrola League

1. Leicy Santos - Atlético de Madrid

The Colombian, winner of the Women's Cup of the Colombian league and gold in the last Pan American games, arrived at the Spanish team assigned by the Colombian team Santa Fe.

According to a statement made by the Spanish team, there was an “agreement with Santa Fe for the transfer for a season with option to purchase the Colombian international.

On the other hand, Santos said he feels “a lot of excitement about signing for the best team in Spain. I am very happy and proud to arrive at a club with so much history, "she commented on the official networks of the club," according to FutbolRed.


2. Maikerlin Astudillo - Real Betis

The Venezuelan midfielder entered the ranks of Betis after passing through the team of Venezuela, Estudiantes de Guarico. As the Spanish team announced, Astudillo will arrive for a season at the club but there will be "another according to objectives".

To this, Astudillo commented, "I am proud to reach this great team and to be able to contribute my knowledge and soccer performance to the club." With her previous team the midfielder won five leagues in Venezuela; In addition to belonging to the Venezuelan national team, where she finished third in the Central American and Caribbean Games 2018.

3. Isabella Echeverry - Seville

The Colombian defense arrived at the Spanish team, and in their first participation in the preseason of Sevilla played as a central flyer in the friendly against CD Tacón, where the Sevillanas could prevail 3-2.

Echeverry, who won the gold medal in the last Pan American Games, scored his first goal with Sevilla in the preseason game against Santa Teresa; in this way the Colombian granted the victory to her team.

4. Ruth Bravo - Rayo Vallecano

Argentina's former Boca Juniors and CD Tacón player was signed by the Spanish team after her outstanding performance in the last women's World Cup. "Chule", as she's called, is the captain of the Argentine national team.

In this way, Bravo is on the list of players that coach Jessica Rodriguez is in charge of, and who will have the challenge in this new season of keeping the team in the first division of the Women's League.

5. Charlyn Corral - Atlético de Madrid

The Mexican striker came to Atlético de Madrid after her time in Levante ended after playing for four seasons. According to his new team, Corral "has a great scoring ability, facet in which he has excelled in the Iberdrola League, becoming the top producer of the championship in the 2017/18 season with 24 goals." Last season, Corral scored 20 goals.

In this regard, the player said she feels “very happy and very happy to be here. It is a great challenge and a great responsibility and I feel many emotions, I have come to a good place and I have no doubt that I will be happy here. ”

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6. Florence Bonsegundo - Valencia

The Argentine soccer player, who participated in the women's soccer world cup, was recently officially presented to the media, after a problem with her roles. It is the second time that Bonsegundo plays in the Spanish league, as she came from Sporting Huelva.

In this way, the player stressed the importance of playing in a team such as Valencia, “Valencia has a very important weight and name in Spain and throughout Europe. It is a big challenge for me and for my career. Hopefully this works for the future. ”

7. Thaisa Moreno - CD Heel

The footballer plays in the midfielder and comes from playing in Milan; In addition to participating in the last women's World Cup. Moreno arrives at the CD Tacón, a team acquired by Real Madrid and that in the 2020/2021 season will be called Real Madrid Femenino, is one of the reinforcements with the Swedish Asllani.

According to El Español, the Brazilian “has extensive experience in her country and in European football. She played in Tyreso and went through the NWSL in the ranks of the Sky Blue. ”

8. Yanara Aedo - Seville

The Chilean soccer player, who played for Valencia, was recruited by Sevilla. Through a statement, Valencia reported that Aedo did not continue in the team just before the World Cup; but due to the attention and her performance in this Sevilla, they decided to have her football skills.


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In this regard, the Chilean said that she is “very happy to be here (Seville) since I know it is a very large club in Spain . I had to play at both ends, in the center of the field, as a false nine ... I have no preferences for any position but that is where I feel most comfortable. ”

9. Estefanía Banini - Levante

Argentina arrived at the club in October last year from Washington Spirit, the American women's league team. However, since her arrival, Banini has scored 4 goals and has participated in 21 games, according to El Mercantil Valenciano.

Given its good performance, Levante informed that it would renew the contract and that the player would be in the team until 2021. In addition to participating in the women's World Cup, she has been recognized as the best player in Chile and has received the gold boot.


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10. Pierina Nuñez - EDF Logroño

The 19-year-old Peruvian, recognized for her performance in the Pan American Games Lima 2019, caught the attention of the Spanish league, as her incorporation to the Logroño Soccer Schools Sports Club was announced.

Within her triumphs as a footballer, Nuñez has achieved three national titles, three awards as top tournament scorer, according to Líbero. Also, with 19 years, has been called for the Peruvian women's team.


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