Amanda Sampedro

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Amanda Sampedro
Amanda Sampedro (cropped).JPG
With Atlético Madrid in 2013
Personal information
Full name Amanda Sampedro Bustos[1]
Date of birth (1993-06-26) 26 June 1993 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain[2]
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Atlético Madrid
Number 10
Youth career
Atlético Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Atlético Madrid
National team
2009–2011 Spain U17 21 (8)
2011–2012 Spain U19 19 (4)
2015– Spain 29 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Amanda Sampedro Bustos (born 26 June 1993) is a Spanish football midfielder who plays for Atlético Madrid of Spain's Primera División[3] and the Spain national team.

International career[edit]

A skilful attacking midfielder noted for her creativity and vision, she was part of the Spanish selection which won the 2010 UEFA U-17 Women's Championship then finished third at the subsequent 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.[4][5]

In 2012 Sampedro was captain of the Spain team which reached the final of the 2012 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship, where they were beaten 1–0 by Sweden after extra time.[6] After the competition UEFA named her among ten "emerging talents".[7]

In September 2012 Sampedro was called up to the senior national squad for the first time, ahead of a UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying match with Romania.[8] In June 2013, national team coach Ignacio Quereda called Sampedro up to his 23-player squad for the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 finals in Sweden.[9] She was also part of Spain's squad at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.[1]

International goals[edit]

  • Euro 2017
    • 1 in Spain 2–0 Portugal (2017)
  • 2017 Euro qualification
    • 1 in Montenegro 0–7 Spain (2016)
    • 1 in Portugal 1–4 Spain (2016)
    • 1 in Spain 13–0 Montenegro (2016)
    • 1 in Spain 5–0 Finland (2016)
  • Friendly matches
    • 1 in China PR 1–3 Spain (2015)
    • 1 in China PR 1–2 Spain (2015)
    • 1 in Spain 7–0 Belgium (2017)

Personal life[edit]

In March 2013 Sampedro was in the second year of a sports journalism course at King Juan Carlos University (URJC).[10]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

International[edit]

Spain

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "List of Players - 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Atletico Madrid squad" (in Spanish). Atletico Madrid. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Amanda: "Los tres puntos del partido ante Sporting de Huelva son los más importantes de la primera vuelta" Atlético's official website
  4. ^ "Que los medios se nos acerquen nos va bien" Diario AS
  5. ^ Sampedro: Winning is what counts FIFA
  6. ^ Atkin, John (15 July 2012). "Torrecilla says Spain will be back for more". Uefa.com. UEFA. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ten emerging talents from women's U19 finals". Uefa.com. UEFA. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  8. ^ Hierro, Carlos; Barriuso, Garazi (4 September 2012). "El paso adelante de la generación del 93". RFEF.es (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Football Federation. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Spain stick with tried and trusted". Uefa.com. UEFA. 29 June 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Amanda Sampedro: "Entrenar con la Absoluta me permite mejorar cada día"". RFEF.es (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Football Federation. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 

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