Olga Carmona García is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a left back for Liga F club Real Madrid CF and the Spain women’s national team.
She was born on June 12, 2000, in Seville, Spain, and began playing youth football for Sevilla.
In her first professional season, Carmona contributed five goals in 25 matches as Sevilla finished 12th.
She has also played for the Spanish national team, scoring her first international goal on February 19, 2023, against Australia in the 2023 Cup of Nations.
Recently, Carmona has been in the news for her cryptic goal celebration during the FIFA Women’s World Cup final.
Olga Carmona father
Carmona learnt of her father’s death shortly after the game.
According to Talk Sports, Carmona’s father passed away shortly after Spain won the FIFA Women’s World Cup on August 20, 2023.
The Spanish Football Federation released a statement expressing their condolences and regret at having to report the news of Carmona’s father’s death.
The federation did not provide any details about the same, however, Spanish media outlet Relevo, Carmona’s father had been fighting a long illness.
Het father’s name is Jose Verdasco.
Spain announce that Olga Carmona's father has died.
The World Cup-winner was informed of the news following the final where she scored the game's only goal. pic.twitter.com/5UPe2AGAJz
— B/R Football (@brfootball) August 20, 2023
Jose Verdasco cause of death
At the time of publishing this article, details of Verdasco’s cause of death have not been publicly disclosed.
However, according to Spanish media outlet Relevo, Olga Carmona’s father had been fighting a long illness.
Spain World Cup victory
Spain’s Women’s World Cup victory on August 20, 2023, was a historic moment for Spanish football.
Spain won their first-ever Women’s World Cup title by defeating England 1-0 in the final; the winning goal was scored by Carmona in the first half of the game.
Spain’s victory was celebrated by fans all over the world, with jubilant supporters cheering loudly and waving flags after the game.
The victory was a result of Spain’s players navigating a difficult road on their way to winning the World Cup.
They faced battles with their coach and the federation, which highlighted the complications of fandom.
Spain’s success should not be papered over by their victory, as they had to overcome many challenges to get there.
When Spain won, players collapsed in a heap on top of each other while fans all around the stadium celebrated.
The victory was described as “indescribable” by the Spanish players.
Spain’s win was a result of their hard work, determination and teamwork.