The exciting triumph of the Spanish women's team in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand has been marked by sad news that impacts the heart of one of the team's most outstanding players.
The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced with sadness the death of the father of Olga Carmona, the footballer who scored the decisive goal in the final and led Spain to the top of the football world.
Olga Carmona's father passed away before the grand final against England, but the sad news was communicated to him after the match. The Sevillian Real Madrid player, who scored the goal that ensured the historic victory, learned of the painful loss from her mother, who was present in Sydney to support her daughter in this important encounter.
Olga Carmona's goal, which sealed the score 1-0 in favor of Spain in the final, became the emblematic moment that ensured the conquest of the first Women's World Cup for Spain. Her outstanding performance was also vital in the semifinal round, where her goal allowed Spain to continue advancing in the tournament.
The news of the death of Olga Carmona's father has moved the world of football and the fans, who have expressed their support and solidarity with the player at this difficult time.
The RFEF issued a statement regretting the loss and sending a sincere hug to Olga Carmona and her family in this moment of deep pain.
Olga Carmona's story is intertwined with her valuable contribution to Spain's triumph in the World Cup, but it also reveals the courage and fortitude she showed when facing such devastating news. Her goal in the final will go down as not just a moment of sporting glory, but a testament to her resilience in the face of adversity.