The Venezuelan soccer player who plays as a forward for Atlético de Madrid in the Spanish First Division is one of the reasons why her team currently fights at the top of the Iberdrola table. Although she is only 22 years old, the Venezuelan national team player already has a long soccer career. In addition, the renowned soccer player is one of the 24 Venezuelan players who raised her voice to denounce situations of sexual abuse and psychological harassment by former national team coach Kenneth Zseremeta. In this note we tell you some information you need to know about her.
He was five years old when he started playing soccer in his hometown of Maracay, after accompanying his brother Álvaro to training. As soon as she started, she stood out as a scorer, in the different categories. She was not yet fifteen years old, she became champion with the Venezuelan team in the South American Sub-17 played in Paraguay. The following year, in April, she was called up to play the U-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica. There he scored six goals and gave three assists. La Vinotinto achieved a historic fourth place by falling in the semifinals against Italy on penalties.
At age 17, she was awarded a scholarship to Florida State University in the United States to play with her women’s soccer team, Florida State Seminoles, in the college league. With that team, in 2018, they won two titles and in that season, Deyna was named an ambassador for Conmebol and FIFA.
In 2017, the Venezuelan player was nominated for The Best Awards, in which she came in third place. This nomination generated controversy among some soccer players who questioned whether they would give the award to a player without a professional career.
On January 2, 2020, Atlético de Madrid Femenino announced the signing of Deyna Castellanos until 2022. During the first half, the Venezuelan had to fight for her position but the 2020-21 season started in a great way. He made his Champions League debut on December 9, 2020 against Servette in the first leg of the round of 32, and scored a goal. Today Deyna’s goals are one of the reasons why his team keeps fighting the top of the table. The footballer is in fifth place in the tournament’s scorers, she has scored five goals in the last five games.
They say Deyna scored one of the best free kick goals. It was in the debut of the Venezuelan team in the Copa América Chile 2018. La Vinotinto won that match 1-0 against Ecuador. But in this compilation you will be able to see the Atlético de Madrid footballer score many goals, some that gave classifications, others on the hour, others that discounted defeats. There is no doubt: the networks want her and she loves the networks.