Adriana Martín

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Adriana Martín
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Personal information
Full name Adriana Martín Santamaría
Date of birth (1986-11-07) 7 November 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth La Puebla de Valverde, Aragon, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Western New York Flash
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Barcelona
2003–2004 Sabadell
2004–2005 Barcelona
2005–2009 Espanyol (78)
2009–2011 Rayo Vallecano (61)
2011 Pozuelo
2011 Sky Blue FC 15 (3)
2011–2012 Atlético Madrid 26 (21)
2012 Western New York Flash 11 (15)
2012 Chelsea 5 (1)
2012–2013 Atlético Madrid 10 (3)
2013– Western New York Flash 11 (3)
National team
Spain U19
Spain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 August 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Martín and the second or maternal family name is Santamaría.

Adriana Martín Santamaría (born 7 November 1986), commonly known as Adriana, is a Spanish international football striker currently playing for Western New York Flash of the NWSL. She previously played for FA WSL club, Chelsea Ladies, Sky Blue FC of the WPS and Western New York Flash of the WPSL Elite,[1] as well as Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona, CE Sabadell, RCD Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish Superliga. She has won three Spanish leagues and two national Cups, and was the league's top scorer in 2007 and 2010.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Martin played in the Champions League with Espanyol and Rayo Vallecano, scoring 10 goals in 12 games.

In August 2012, Adriana agreed to play the last six games of the FA WSL season with Chelsea Ladies.[3]

In early 2013, she signed with the Western New York Flash for the inaugural season of the NWSL.

International[edit]

Adriana is a longstanding member of the Spanish national team. In the qualification stage for the 2011 World Cup she scored 16 goals.[4]

In October 2012 Adriana scored in Spain's 3–2 extra time win over Scotland in the second leg of the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying play-off. The Spanish looked to be heading out when Veró Boquete had missed a penalty three minutes before hitting the winning goal on 122 minutes. Adriana had also scored Spain's goal in the first leg, a 1–1 draw at Hampden Park.

In June 2013, national team coach Ignacio Quereda confirmed Adriana as a member of his 23-player squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 finals in Sweden.[5]

Official international goals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adriana Martín, fichaje estrella del Féminas – Atlético de Madrid Féminas | nosotras". AS.com. 21 August 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Las reinas europeas del gol, en la Copa de Basauri – Femenino". FutbolBalear.es. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "La futbolista turolense Adriana Martín, ficha por el Chelsea CF.El lunes entrevista con la jugadora" (in Spanish). Eco de Teruel. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Women's World Cup – Adriana –". Uefa.com. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Spain stick with tried and trusted". Uefa.com. UEFA. 29 June 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 

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