A round-up of the latest FC Barcelona Femeni News and Rumors 6 June 2023

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6th of June 2023 FC Barcelona Femeni’s latest round-up news, transfer updates, fun fact, quotes from the week, and rumors.

Barcelona Femení winner of 2022/2023 UEFA Womens Champions League

The Barca Femeni made a comeback from 2-0 down to win the 2022/2023 season UWCL final in Eindhoven. With this, the Barca women have won the UEFA Women’s Champions League final for the second time in their history and the second time in the last three seasons.

Aitana Bonmatí named the 2022/2023 UEFA Womens Champions League Player of the Season

Chosen by UEFA’s Technical Observer panel Aitana Bonmati has been named this season UWCL player of the season after her impressive run in the competition scoring 5 goals and totaling 7 assists in 11 games that she played.

Six FC Barcelona Femeni players named in the UWCL team of the season

Mapi León, Irene Paredes, Lucy Bronze, Patri Guijarro, Aitana Bonmatí, and Graham Hansen are named in the UEFA Women Champions League 2022/2023 team of the season.

Mapi León and Irene Paredes were named the left and right center back, and Lucy Bronze was the right back. Patri Guijarro and Aitana Bonmatí, as both left and right central midfielders. And finally, Caroline Graham Hansen is the right-wing forward.

Fun facts from the FC Barcelona Femeni 2022/2023 UWCL final victory

  • FC Barcelona Femeni vs VFL Wolfsburg in Philips Stadion in Eindhoven has a record crowd for a women’s football match in the Netherlands, 33,147.
  • For the past two seasons, only Aitana Bonmatí with 9 goals and 7 assists totaling 16 goals contributions, and Fridolina Rolfö 15 goals and assists contributions, 7 goals, and 8 assists, are the only players to have been directly involved in 15+ UEFA Womens Champions League goals.
  • Sandra Panos became the first goalkeeper to ever captain a side to victory in a UEFA Womens Champions League final match.
  • The Catalan team won their second UEFA Champions League trophy tying VFL Wolfsburg, Turbine Potsdam, and Umea, and being led by Olympique Lyonnais who has 8 titles, and FFC Frankfurt who has 4 titles as well. 
  • It was VFL Wolfsburg’s former player, Fridolina Rolfö, who turn the tide in favor of FC Barcelona Femeni netting the third goal.
  • In a total of 44 games the Catalan club played this season, they won 40, lost 2, and drew 2. Went on to win 3 three trophies with these 40 wins, the Liga F, the Spanish Cup, and the UEFA Women’s Champions League title.

Lucy Bronze and Keira Walsh continue winning streak

The duo has been on a back-to-back winning streak for club and country. FC Barcelona signed both players this season, and they have contributed to the team’s triumph. Has Walsh slotted in seamlessly into the Catalan midfield and made it easy for Bonmati and Patri to play better and higher up the field. Lucy Bronze on the other hand has been solid both defensively and going forward as she brings ample experience to the team.

Lucy won her fourth UEFA Womens Champions League medal and Walsh won her first of many to come.

In 2023 the duo already won together the UWCL, Liga F, Arnold Clark Cup, and the Women’s Finalissima together. Coming from the back of Women’s Euro champions in 2022.

Lucy Bronze has been impressive coming from the back of an injury and still doing well. On the 10th of May, the serial winner received the MBE award. On the 31st of May, she was named in Lionesses’ World Cup squad after recovering from an injury she had surgery for. On the 3rd of June, she wins her 4th UEFA Women’s Champions League title.

FC Barcelona Femeni Transfer Rumor

According to a report from RAC1, Ona Batlle has already passed her medical test and signed for Barça.

There is also a rumor linking FC Barcelona to Kerolin Nicoli. It is said that FC Barca Femeni is among the clubs interested in Kerolin Nicoli.

Quotes from FC Barcelona Femeni players in the week

Fridolina Rolfö interview with Maria Tikas

“Today I feel very proud to defend this shirt, to have scored that goal in the final and to write a new page in history together. Its a pride to be part of Barça.”

Alexia Putellas halftime speech — Via @Mayca_Jimenez

“If there’s a team who can overcome this game, it is us”

Ana Crnogorcevic

“Next year we want to repeat this with all of you.”

Jonatan Giráldez

“I will only say 3 things: We are the best team in the world, we work for the best team in the world and we have the best fans in the world. Visca El Barça I Visca Catalunya”

Alexia Putellas

“Last year we were hit very hard in Turin. And we could do two things, stay on the ground or get up and fight. And that’s what we’ve done.”

Aitana Bonmatí

“At half-time, we looked at each other and said we could come back. We said at half-time ‘If they could score two goals in 45 minutes, we can score three, four, as many as it takes!… We had a big mentality.”


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