Lady Andrade

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Andrade and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.
Lady Andrade
Lady Patricia Andrade Rodríguez - Retrato.JPG
Personal information
Full name Lady Patricia Andrade Rodríguez
Date of birth (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Colombia
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
PK-35 Vantaa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2008 Inter Bogotá
2011– 2012 Formas Intimas 10 (3)
2013 Sporting Huelva
2013 PK-35 Vantaa 13 (0)
National team
2010– Colombia 45[2] (9)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:03, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

Lady Patricia Andrade Rodríguez (born 10 January 1992) is a Colombian international footballer currently playing for PK-35 Vantaa.[3] She is an attacking midfielder who can also play as a striker.

Career[edit]

Andrade represented Colombia at the 2011 World Cup, making one appearance, and the 2012 Summer Olympics, making two appearances.[4] In a group match at the Olympics against the United States, she punched opposition player Abby Wambach in the right eye, resulting in a two-game ban.[5] Andrade signed for Finnish Naisten liiga club PK-35 in the spring of 2013, where she plays to this day.[6]

Andrade made her mark on the world stage during the 2015 World Cup in Canada.[7] Known for her exceptional close control and trickery whilst on the ball, Andrade shone throughout Colombia's run to the knock out stages.[citation needed] She was Colombia's top scorer at the competition with two goals.

During the BBC's coverage of the Colombia v USA match, Liverpool Ladies striker Natasha Dowie mentioned that she had text her club manager asking to sign Andrade for the forthcoming season.[citation needed]

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