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 31)
Place of birth La Puebla de Valverde, Aragon, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Levante UD
Number 10
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)
2013–2014 Western New York Flash 34 (6)
2014–2017 Levante 59 (31)
2017– Málaga
National team
Spain U19
2005–2015 Spain 37 (33)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 August 2013.

Adriana Martín Santamaría (born 7 November 1986), commonly known as Adriana, is a Spanish international football striker currently playing for Málaga CF of Spain's Segunda División.[1][2] She previously played for Chelsea Ladies in England and Western New York Flash and Sky Blue FC in the United States,[3] as well as Atlético Madrid, FC Barcelona, CE Sabadell, RCD Espanyol, Rayo Vallecano and Levante UD in Spain. She has won three Spanish leagues and two national cups, and was the league's top scorer in 2007, 2010, and 2015.[4][5]

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.[6] In early 2013, she signed with the Western New York Flash for the inaugural season of the NWSL. She played for Levante from 2014 to 2017.

In the summer of 2017, she signed with Málaga CF of the Spanish Segunda División. She was the first signing under new coach Antonio Contreras, who she had also played under at Levante.[2][7]

International[edit]

Adriana has been a longstanding member of the Spanish national team. In the qualification stage for the 2011 World Cup she scored 16 goals.[8]

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.[9] She was not named to the final Spanish roster for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, despite being named on a preliminary 35-player roster.[10][11]

Official international goals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adriana Martín, nuevo refuerzo para el Málaga Femenino". malagacf.com (in Spanish). Málaga CF. 15 June 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Casquero, Guille (16 June 2017). "La internacional Adriana Martín, fichaje del Femenino". El Remate Málaga (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Adriana Martín, fichaje estrella del Féminas – Atlético de Madrid Féminas | nosotras". AS.com. 21 August 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  4. ^ Martín Gasulla, Eric (4 June 2015). "Adriana Martín, Alba Bonet y Lucía Gómez renuevan con el Levante UD Femenino". Mundo Levanteud (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  5. ^ "Las reinas europeas del gol, en la Copa de Basauri – Femenino". FutbolBalear.es. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Antonio Contreras dirigirá el Málaga CF Femenino la próxima temporada" (in Spanish). Málaga CF. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  8. ^ "Women's World Cup – Adriana –". Uefa.com. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  9. ^ "Spain stick with tried and trusted". Uefa.com. UEFA. 29 June 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013. 
  10. ^ Álvarez, Juan Carlos (11 May 2015). "Verónica Boquete liderará a la Selección Femenina en el Mundial de Fútbol de Canadá". Faro de Vigo (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 July 2017. 
  11. ^ Martín Gasulla, Eric (23 April 2015). "Sandra Paños y Adriana Martín en la lista previa del Mundial". Mundo Levanteud (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 July 2017. 

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