One of the stars of the Women’s team since her arrival in 2012 as an 18 year old. Alexia Putellas was born in nearby Mollet, is a Spanish international and was chosen as Catalan player of the year in 2015.
She scored the first ever goals for the women’s team at the Estadi Johan Cruyff and in the Camp Nou in the modern era. In 2021 she was named European Footballer of the Year by UEFA, Best Midfielder in the 2020/21 Champions League (she scored the second goal in the final in Gothenburg), won the Ballon d’Or in November 2021 and became the first female footballer to be awarded the Sant Jordi Cross.
A cultured left foot is just one element of the array of weapons Putellas has at her disposal. She is not afraid to take players on, create in midfield or try her luck from distance give she strikes the ball so well.