Spain’s Olga Carmona’s World Cup Celebrations have been marred by tragedy after she discovered that her father died simply minutes after the sport.
The 23-year-old Real Madrid star secured a 1-0 win over England as we speak in Sydney within the ultimate.
Carmona came upon that her father died following the full-time whistle. Spanish FA stated her father died simply earlier than the ultimate acquired underway.
Writing on Twitter, the Spanish FA stated: “We deeply regret to announce the death of Olga Carmona’s father.
“The footballer learnt the unhappy information after the World Cup ultimate. We love you, Olga, you might be a part of Spanish soccer historical past.
“We send out most sincere hugs to Olga and her family in a moment of deep pain.
“We love you, Olga, you’re the historical past of Spanish soccer.”
A press release from Real Madrid learn: “Real Madrid, our president and our board of directors are deeply saddened by the death of the father of our player Olga Carmona.
“Real Madrid want to express our condolences and our love to Olga, her family and all her loved ones.”
The 23-year-old had celebrated her purpose on Sunday with a tribute to a pal who lately misplaced her mom.
“I think all of us, we felt that this team had something special,” the defender stated after Spain gained the title.
Carmona was named as participant of the match and scored a late winner in Spain’s semi-final in opposition to Sweden.
Olga Carmona’s first-half strike was sufficient to see off Sarina Wiegman’s group with followers agonisingly watching on as England have been unable to make a breakthrough in Sydney on Sunday.
Despite the 1-0 defeat, followers have been fast to congratulate the group on the “fantastic” work they’d finished for the ladies’s recreation.
The Prince of Wales tweeted a private message to the Lionesses after the match, saying their “spirit and drive have inspired so many people”.