Lady Andrade

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Lady Andrade
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Personal information
Full nameLady Patricia Andrade Rodríguez
Date of birth (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 27) [1]
Place of birth Bogotá, Colombia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in) [2]
Playing position Attacking Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
A.C. Milan
Youth career
2002–2009 Inter Bogotá
2010–2012 Formas Íntimas
Senior career*
2013 Sporting Huelva
2013 PK-35 Vantaa 10 (3)
2015–2016 Western New York Flash 8 (1)
2016 1207 Antalyaspor 13 (0)
2017 Santa Fe 8 (1)
2018 Atletico Nacional 9 (4)
2019– AC Milan 0 (0)
National team
2010– Colombia 45 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 17 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 June 2015

Lady Patricia Andrade Rodríguez (born 10 January 1992) is a Colombian international footballer who plays for A.C. Milan and the Colombian national football team. She is an attacking midfielder who can also play as a striker.

Colombia Country in South America

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with land, and territories in North America. It is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea and the west by the Pacific Ocean; it shares national borders with Venezuela on the northeast, Brazil on the southeast, Peru on the south, Ecuador on the southwest, and Panama on the northwest. Colombia is the oldest democracy in Latin America, comprising thirty-two departments, with the capital in Bogotá.

Colombia womens national football team womens association football team representing Colombia

The Colombia women's national football team represents Colombia in international women's football competitions and are controlled by the Colombian Football Federation. They are a member of the CONMEBOL. The team is currently ranked 22nd in the FIFA Ranking and have qualified for two FIFA Women's World Cups, in Germany 2011 and Canada 2015.

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, usually known as women's football or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.




Andrade has represented Colombia at the 2010 U-20 Women's World Cup, making 5 appearances and scoring one goal, at the 2011 Women's World Cup, making one appearance, at the 2015 Women's World Cup, making four appearances and scoring two goals, and at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics, making five total appearances. [3] In a group match at the 2012 Olympics against the United States, she punched opposition player Abby Wambach in the right eye, resulting in a two-game ban. [4]

2010 FIFA U-20 Womens World Cup

The 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup was the 5th edition of the tournament. It was held in Germany, who will also host the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup a year later from July 13 to August 1, 2010. Sixteen teams, comprising representatives from all six confederations, were taking part in the final competition, in which Germany had a guaranteed place as the host nation.

2011 FIFA Womens World Cup 2011 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup was the sixth FIFA Women's World Cup competition, the world championship for women's national association football teams. It was held from 26 June to 17 July 2011 in Germany, which won the right to host the event in October 2007. Japan won the final against the United States on a penalty shoot-out following a 2–2 draw after extra time and became the first Asian team to win a senior FIFA World Cup.

Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Womens tournament 2012 edition of the womens association football tournament during the Olympic Summer Games

The women's football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held in London and five other cities in the United Kingdom from 25 July to 9 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to enter their women's teams in regional qualifying competitions, from which 11 teams, plus the hosts Great Britain reached the final tournament. There are no age restrictions for the players participating in the tournament. It is the first major FIFA affiliated women's tournament to be staged within the United Kingdom, and marked the first time a team representing Great Britain took part in the women's tournament.

Andrade made her mark on the world stage during the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada. [5] Andrade was Colombia's top scorer at the competition with two goals.[ citation needed ]

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.


Andrade signed for Finnish Naisten Liiga club PK-35 in the spring of 2013. [6]

Naisten Liiga is the premier division of women's football in Finland. It was established in 2006 as the successor of 1971 founded Naisten SM-sarja. The first Naisten Liiga season was played in 2007.

PK-35 Vantaa association football club from Vantaa, Finland

PK-35 Vantaa was a Finnish football club, based in Vantaa. It last played in the Finnish League (Veikkausliiga). As of the 2016 season the club was based at the Myyrmäen jalkapallostadion, Myyrmäki, Vantaa.

She was signed by the Western New York Flash of the NWSL on 7 July 2015. She was waived by the Flash on 20 May 2016. [7]

In September 2016, she moved to Turkey and signed a three-year contract with 1207 Antalyaspor. [8] In the first match of the Turkish First Football League's 2016–17 season, she scored two goals, and helped her team win the match 2–1. [9]

Turkish Womens First Football League

The Turkish Women's First Football League is the top level women's football league of Turkey. Eight teams play a double round robin to decide a champion, which qualifies for a spot in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

The 2016–17 season of the Turkish Women's First Football League was the 21st season of Turkey's premier women's football league.

On 10 February 2017, She moved to the new Colombian Football League to play for Santa Fe, and won a championship. A season later she played for Atletico National and won the league again. [10]

On 16 July 2019, Andrade officially signed A.C. Milan in the Italian Serie A. She had originally joined the team in August 2018 but visa complications prevented her from being signed. [11]

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  2. Lady Andrade FIFA competition record
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