Olga Carmona García is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a left back for Liga F club Real Madrid and the Spain national team.
The journey of Carmona’s football career commenced at the tender age of six, as she embarked on her passion by becoming part of the youth squad at Sevilla Este, where her talents were nurtured and polished.
In her first professional season, the football player scored five goals in 25 matches.
Carmona was named as a member of Spain’s team for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, held in Australia and New Zealand.
As age 23, Carmona has achieved a lot in her career – but who are her parents who helped her achieved this feet?
Olga Carmona parents
Olga Carmona was born on born 12 June 2000 in Seville, Andalusia to Jose Verdasco( Father) and Olgarcia Galvez (Mother).
Growing up, Carmona’s parents insisted that she shouldn’t play football, instead steering her towards swimming, tennis and flamenco dancing; they eventually relented when she wouldn’t change her mind.
Olga Carmona mother, Olgarcia Galvez
Olgarcia Galvez, Olga’s mother is a driver of the municipal buses of Seville.
Olga very close to her mother and she even shares a tattoo on the wrist that symbolizes a mother hugging her daughter, which Olga always kisses after scoring.
Olga Carmona’s father, Jose Verdasco
Olga Carmona’s father is Jose Verdasco.
Details of Jose Verdasco’s personal life, including his age and background, are not extensively documented in publicly available sources.
Though his name might not have been as widely known as Olga’s, his influence and support were the bedrock of her journey to becoming a football star.
Carmona’s father died after a prolonged illness some days before the 2023 Women’s World Cup Final in which Olga scored the winning goal.
Carmona’s father is understood to have died on Friday but news was kept from the 23-year-old defender so as not to affect her frame of mind going into the game against the Lionesses.
Olga Carmona’s brother, Fran Carmona
Carmona’s older brother, Fran Carmona, is also a footballer and plays as a defender for Sevilla C.
Her mother and brothers were present in Australia to watch Olga play, and she learned of her father’s death after Spain’s victory celebrations