Virginia Torrecilla will say goodbye this Friday to the fans of Atlético de Madrid


The Spanish soccer player Virginia Torrecilla, midfielder for Atlético de Madrid, will say goodbye next Friday (9:00 p.m.) to the mattress fans in the last game of the season at the Wanda Alcalá de Henares Sports Center, against UDG Tenerife and corresponding to the 30th round of the Finetwork Liga F.

“It will be a day full of emotions”, Atlético said in a press release, alluding to what “will be his last game as a rojiblanca in what has been his home for four seasons”. Thus, Torrecilla arrived at the Madrid club on July 12, 2019, after being one of the best players of the Spanish team in the World Cup.

“In her first season, she was one of the key pieces in the rojiblanco midfield until the pandemic arrived, in a season in which we managed to reach the quarterfinals of the Women’s Champions League for the first time”, highlighted the note.

In May 2020, Torrecilla was diagnosed with a brain tumor and underwent surgery by the neurosurgery service of the Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona. After a long recovery, she returned to a call-up in January 2022 to play the Spanish Super Cup, a competition in which she stepped back on the grass a few days later.

Specifically, it was that January 23 when the Mallorcan midfielder put on the mattress shirt again to play a few minutes in the final of that Spanish Super Cup against FC Barcelona, ​​which ended with a resounding 7-0 favorable to the culés and which prevented Atlético win the trophy again.

“Another great moment that will always be in the retina of all athletics happened a year earlier, on January 16, 2021. Our team was proclaimed champion of the Spanish Super Cup and Virginia Torrecilla raised that title to the sky of Almería”, he recalled. the press release.

“The rojiblanca ’14’, who was in her recovery period at the time, left an image to remember, being in charge of lifting the Spanish Super Cup,” the text added, concluding with a thank you to Torrecilla “for being an example of improvement and life for all athletes”.