Bring it on! Iberdrola lends its name to women's football and sponsors national teams
The rise of women's football is unstoppable: competitions are more professionalized, attendance at grounds is increasing and television audiences are soaring. Find out why football is in fashion.
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The 2021/2022 season of the highest category of Spanish women's football started on 4 September, with the public back to the stadiums. Know the news.
- sub BRASILEIRÃO FEMININO NEOENERGIA
Neoenergia is the first company in the country to exclusively support the Brazilian women's football team. The agreement, valid until 2025, also provides support for the national clubs' competition, now called Brasileirão Feminino Neoenergia.
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Iberdrola and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) extend their collaboration to promote the first Sustainable Football City at the training facilities of Spain's national football teams. Thus, a self-consumption system made up of 110 photovoltaic solar panels will be installed to light the matches with renewable energy, as well as 20 charge points for electric vehicles.
- sub WOMEN'S FOOTBALL PODCAST
Iberdrola has launched FutbALL, a new podcast allowing you to experience women's football. Presented by journalist Alejandro Pecci, it is the first podcast ever to focus on news about the women's football competitions sponsored by Iberdrola.
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GamHer is the first women's on-line tournament with players from Primera Iberdrola (First Division). Organised by the Royal Spanish Football Federation and promoted by Iberdrola, this championship aims to raise funds to donate personal protective equipment to healthcare workers through the Doctors of the World NGO.
- sub WOMEN'S FOOTBALL SUSTAINABLE SQUAD
Iberdrola wishes to infect everyone with its commitment to sustainability wherever it operates and has decided to help in making the Spanish Women's Football Team the first Sustainable Squad.
- sub PROFESSIONALISATION OF WOMEN'S FOOTBALL
The match between Atlético de Madrid Women and Fútbol Club Barcelona gathered 60,739 spectators at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in 2019, making it the club match with the highest attendance in the world.
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Iberdrola, recognised at the World Football Summit gala for its work and promotion of women's football
The World Football Summit presented the 'Best Women's Football Initiative' award to Iberdrola "for its outstanding and important contribution" to the development and growth of women's professional football.
She went to the USA when she was just 18 years old so she could combine her studies with a professional sporting career. She is the first female Spanish footballer to be selected for the US soccer DRAFT, and is taking part in her second World Cup with the Spanish team.
Amanda Sampedro has won three leagues and one Copa de la Reina with Atlético de Madrid Féminas, where she always dreamt of playing. She made her first-team debut at the age of 15, becoming captain three years later. She is also one of the captains of the national squad, which she joined in 2013, and a great ambassador for women's football.
Atlético Madrid Women lifted the Iberdrola League title for the third year in a row in 2019. Atlético demonstrated their position as the most consistent team in a season in which Spanish women's football twice beat match attendance records.
More than 4,100 football players from 45 different countries pre-selected the 55 candidates of the 2017 Women's World XI. A jury selected the 11 top football players, which included a Spanish player for the first time in history: Irene Paredes.
The midfielder is one of the leading players of the Primera Iberdrola women's football league. For the third year running, the team was on the verge of winning the double. The aim for the coming year: to continue striving in search of excellence.
The U-17 World Cup played in India between the 6th and 28th of October, 2017 made history by being the first to include seven female assistant referees.