7. Paralluelo


A strong young forward with a great future who can play anywhere across the front line

Born in Zaragoza in 2003, Salma Paralluelo joined the Club in the summer of 2022 from Villarreal CF, where she spent the previous three seasons. Salma Paralluelo first came to prominence in her home town club, Zaragoza CF, at the age of 15 years old, and Villarreal signed her after she debuted in the Second Division.

The forward is known for combining athletics and football, which really aided her physical development. Paralluelo managed to combine the demands of both sports and remain effective, winning athletics medals and championships internationally, including breaking sprint records, while also standing out in football, winning the 2018 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship and the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup while representing Spain.

In the summer of 2022 she was a key part of the Spanish U20 World Cup winning squad and a year later she claimed World Cup victory with the senior squad in Australia and New Zealand. 

Paralluelo's excellent first season as a blaugrana in which the team claimed three trophies and her exploits with the national team led to be placed third in the voting for the 2023 Ballon d'Or, finishing behind her team mate and winner Aitana Bonmatí and runner-up Sam Kerr. 


Salma Paralluelo is known for making great runs down the wing, with her physique and stamina really making the difference. She also has a great left foot and shot. The forward can really stretch the pitch on either wing, but is just as effective through the middle. Paralluelo is very versatile, quick, can dribble, and very decisive during one-on-ones.

Place of birth
Zaragoza (Spain)
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