Orange-international Lieke Martens signs with FC Barcelona

Orange-international Lieke Martens signs with FC Barcelona

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Lieke Martens continues her career at FC Barcelona. The 24-year-old winger of the Oranjevrouwen comes from the Swedish FC Rosengard.

Martens has for three years signed with the Spanish club. “I think it’s a huge honour for FC Barcelona to go and play,” says Martens in the publication of the news.

The 74-fold international (thirty goals) played since 2014 in Sweden and was previously in Germany and Belgium. In the Netherlands she stood at VVV-Venlo and sc Heerenveen under contract.

With Rosengard played Martens a few months ago against Barcelona in the Champions League for women. “I love the style of Barcelona,” says Martens. “The players are technically and tactically good.”

The past two seasons were the women of Barcelona is second in the league. From 2012 to 2015 was four times in a row, the title caught. “Hopefully in the next few years a lot of prices,” says Martens. “And of course I want to get far in the Champions League.”

Dutch international @liekemartens1 arrives at Barça Women from @FCRosengard ?


Time of placing
10:33 – 12 July 2017


Currently preparing Martens with Orange for at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country, that Sunday start. The netherlands will play in The Galgenwaard stadium at 18: 00 the opener against Norway. Four days later found Orange on The Castle, Denmark, and the group stage on July 24 in the Willem II Stadium is closed against Belgium.

The last practice game for the tournament win for the Orange on Saturday thanks to a goal from Martens with 5-0 of Wales. She was there four years ago at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Sweden. Two years ago, it was Martens, the first Dutch woman to have ever scored at a world cup.


Lieke Martens know for sure that Oranjevrouwen better than at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

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