Jonatan Giráldez will coach the Washington Spirit


The Washington Spirit, a team from the NWSL, the American women's soccer league, confirmed this Tuesday that it will be the destination of Spanish coach Jonatan Giráldez when he finishes his time this season at FC Barcelona Femenino.

The Galician coach announced last December that he was not going to continue with the Blaugrana team, which he has led since 2021 in place of Lluís Cortés, and will now continue his sporting career in the United States, surely the country with the greatest football potential. female level.

“Washington Spirit announces that Jonatan Giráldez of FC Barcelona Femení will join as the club's new coach. This move is part of fulfilling the club's vision of building the premier sports organization with a winning, high-performance culture. Giráldez brings a proven track record of victories at all levels of women's soccer,” stressed the capital franchise.

Michele Kang, owner of the team, pointed out that Giráldez “is the best option to lead” her players. “Their commitment to excellence and high performance is second to none and the results speak for themselves. We are grateful for their decision to join us, it will help us take our spirit to the next level for both the players and the fans,” he noted. .

“I am very excited about the opportunity to lead the team and be a part of the Washington Spirit family. It is a great honor and greater responsibility to help take the club to the next level, so I will dedicate my heart and soul to ensuring that everyone in the team are proud and are part of something big,” said the man from Vigo on his new club's website, which will now be placed in the hands of an interim coach until the Spanish coach finishes his season with FC Barcelona.