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Historical and very emotional day lived this Sunday in the Las Rozas Football City during the final of the Spain Supercup feminine. The Barcelona champion was proclaimed sweeping the Atletico Madrid (7-0), but the image that will remain for the memory is that of Virginia Torrecilla battered by his rivals. Despite the defeat of her team, she finished her first match smiling and emotional almost two years later.

The Spanish international was diagnosed in 2020 with a brain tumor that forced her to undergo surgery. He finished his chemotherapy treatment in March 2021 and had been working very hard for almost a year to return to the pitch. Before the Super Cup She entered her first call and in the 85th minute of the final she entered the field replacing a teammate.

It didn’t matter that he Athletic already lost 6-0 at that point. Virginia Torrecilla he felt like a footballer again and, after the final whistle, the players themselves Barcelona They gave him a blanket that he will never forget. “After all my illness I stay with people, and people have nothing to do with colors or shields”, highlighted the player of the Atletico Madrid after receiving the recognition of his colleagues in the profession.

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