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 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 25
Senior career*
2002–2008 Inter Bogotá
2011–2012 Formas Íntimas 10 (3)
2013 Sporting Huelva
2013 PK-35 Vantaa 13 (0)
2015–2016 Western New York Flash 8 (1)
2016 1207 Antalyaspor 9 (4)
2017 Santa Fe
2018 Atletico Nacional
2018– Milan 0 (0)
National team
2010– Colombia 45 [2] (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 20 November 2018
‡ 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 A.C. Milan. 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 territories in Central America. Colombia shares a border to the northwest with Panama, to the east with Venezuela and Brazil and to the south with Ecuador and Peru. It shares its maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Colombia is a unitary, constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments, with the capital in Bogota.

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, also commonly known as women's football 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 represented Colombia at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, making one appearance, and the 2012 Summer Olympics, making two appearances. [3] 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. [4] Andrade signed for Finnish Naisten Liiga club PK-35 in the spring of 2013. [5]

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.

Abby Wambach American association football player

Mary Abigail Wambach is an American retired soccer player, coach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion. A six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, Wambach was a regular on the U.S. women's national soccer team from 2003 to 2015, earning her first cap in 2001. As a forward, she currently stands as the highest all-time goal scorer for the national team and holds the world record for international goals for both female and male soccer players with 184 goals. Wambach was awarded the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year, becoming the first American woman to win the award in ten years. She was included on the 2015 Time 100 list as one of the most influential people in the world.

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.

Andrade made her mark on the world stage during the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada. [6] Andrade was Colombia's top scorer at the competition with two goals.[ citation needed ]

2015 FIFA Womens World Cup 2015 edition of the FIFA Womens World Cup

The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament. The tournament was hosted by Canada for the first time and by a North American country for the third time. Matches were played in six cities across Canada in five time zones. The tournament began on 6 June 2015, and finished with the final on 5 July 2015 with a United States victory over Japan.

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. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

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 Women's First Football League's 2016–17 season, she scored two goals, and helped her team win the home match by 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.

She then played in the Columbian professional league with Santa Fe, and won a championship. A season later she played for Athletico National and won the league again. [10]

In 2018 she transferred to newly formed A.C. Milan Women. [11]

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  2. "Profile". Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  3. Lady Andrade FIFA competition record ( archive )
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  7. "WNY Flash Waive Lady Andrade".
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