For Spanish Clubs, The 2019 Women’s World Cup Brings More Visibility And Impact

August 21, 2019

Women’s football in Spain reached new heights in 2019. This growth shows no signs of slowing down. After a season where attendance records were broken in many Spanish stadiums, for example the match held in the Wanda Metropolitano between Atlético Madrid and FC Barcelona that brought together 60,739 spectators, the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France has now thrown the stars of the global game into an even bigger spotlight.

This year ago more than 40 players from the Spanish women’s league were selected for Women’s World Cup squads, many of them playing a key role in their national sides. This is not the result of chance, but of long-term strategic development and analysis by clubs, with the support of LaLiga. Two of these sides, Rayo Vallecano and Levante UD, explained how consistent investment and development of women’s football as a product has led to these results.

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