Nahikari García signs for Athletic Club until 2025

The Gipuzkoan player arrives free from Real Madrid


The Spanish soccer player Nahikari García, 26, has become this Tuesday a new reinforcement for Athletic Club, with which she has signed until June 30, 2025, after leaving Real Madrid despite still having one more year of contract.

“Urnieta’s forward arrives free from Real Madrid, where she has played for two years after becoming an icon at Real Sociedad, of which she is their highest scorer in history with 104 goals”, Athletic has indicated in its Web page.

“The Gipuzkoan, who is the sixth signing of the summer, has stamped her signature in Ibaigane together with the president of Athletic and in the presence of the director of women’s football, Xabi Arrieta. To the satisfaction of both, the international player is reunited with David Aznar, with the which coincided with Real Madrid”, recalled the press release.

“A medical student, she arrives in Lezama with great motivation to contribute as a red-and-white and score goals. The previous season she scored 7 goals for the white entity. Trained at Añorga KE until her arrival at Real Sociedad in 2013, she will contribute a great experience despite his age. He has been capped 17 times and played in an absolute World Cup”, added the note, alluding to the 2019 World Cup event.

Nahikari herself has described Athletic as “a place with a special philosophy”, stressing that “that makes it different”. “That simple fact motivates any player and I come here eager to help in any way I can, continue to grow, do things well and contribute my bit”, concluded the new ‘leona’ striker.