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 parents
Carmona’s parents are Olgarcia Galvez and Jose Verdasco.
Carmona learnt of her father’s death shortly after the game.
According to Talk Sports, Verdasco 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.
At the time of publishing this article, details of Verdasco’s cause of death have not been publicly disclosed.
Olga Carmona career
Carmona 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 played youth football for Sevilla Este and Sevilla.
Carmona made her professional debut with Sevilla and contributed five goals in 25 matches in her first season.
She currently plays for Real Madrid CF and the Spain women’s national team.
Carmona has played in the vast majority of Real Madrid’s Primera División Femenina games in the 2020/2021 season.
She scored her first international goal for Spain in a match against Australia during the 2023 Cup of Nations.
Her older brother, Fran Carmona, is also a footballer and plays as a defender for Sevilla C.
Carmona’s career has been marked by impressive performances and contributions to her teams.
She has shown her skill and talent as a left back and winger, and her dedication to the sport is evident in her achievements.
Despite experiencing a personal loss, Carmona’s career is poised for continued success and growth.
Spain's World Cup hero Olga Carmona has paid tribute to her father after finding out he passed away following the final ❤️ pic.twitter.com/SC2KZAD8rh
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) August 21, 2023