It’s from Barca! Highlight of the Brazilian women’s team signs with Spanish giants

Forward was announced as a reinforcement after being top scorer in the last edition of the Spanish Championship.
2022-06-30 11:45:00

Barcelona’s women’s team is considered one of the strongest on the planet and have names like Alexia Putellas, who was elected the best player in the world in 2022. However, the club remains active in the market to seek new reinforcements.

In this way, the Catalans want to increase their firepower even more. In her last campaign, there were an incredible 159 goals scored, but the disappointment in the Champions League made the board go after a Brazilian top scorer.

Geyse Ferreira is Barcelona’s new signing

Striker Geyse Ferreira was announced last week as the new player for Barcelona. She was playing for Madrid CFF, the team’s rivals in the Spanish Championship, and her numbers caught the club’s attention.

The 24-year-old player signed for two seasons, with a contract valid until June 30, 2024. Geyse has already been introduced and posed for photos with the Blaugrana shirt on social media.

Her hiring seeks to further improve the offensive performance of the team, which is one of the most complete in the world. Geyse combines skill with an eye for goals, which makes him a great reinforcement for Barça.

Forward was top scorer in the Spanish Championship

By the way, last season, the Brazilian was the top scorer of the Spanish Championship, with 20 goals. She ended in a draw with Asisat Oshoala, who will now be her partner at Barcelona.

The most impressive thing is that Geyse was responsible for practically 50% of the goals scored by Madrid CFF in the season. The team had a modest performance and finished in 13th place, just above the relegation zone.

Despite this, the striker stood out and was important for the team. In fact, she was responsible for one of the hat-tricks in the competition, against Real Betis, in the sixth round. The Brazilian scored four times in the 5-4 victory away from home.

From Alagoas to the world

Geyse is from Alagoas, the same state as Rainha Marta. Undoubtedly, the team’s historic number 10 shirt is one of the references of the new Barcelona striker, who appeared for football in a school tournament.

With a passage through the women’s team of Corinthians, she gained fame for her exceptional numbers with Benfica-POR. Hired at the beginning of the project, she scored 51 goals in 29 matches for the Portuguese club in the 2019 season.

After that period, she went to play for Madrid CFF. After two good seasons defending the team on his resume, he aroused the interest of Barcelona.

Geyse is frequently called up to the Brazilian national team

Currently, the Brazilian team is preparing to compete in the Copa América of the sport, between the 8th and 30th of July. The goal is to win the eighth title and secure one of the three spots for the 2023 World Cup.

In great phase in Europe, Geyse Ferreira is among those summoned by the technique Pia Sundhage for the competition. In the first friendly warm-up, against Denmark, she was an option on the bench and came in during the match.

A veteran of the Brazilian national team, she made her professional debut in September 2017. Before that, she played for the country in two editions of the U-20 Women’s World Cup (2016 and 2018). She was also part of the squad for the World Cup (2019) and the Olympics (2021).

Barcelona won (almost) everything last season

Geyse will need to show service to play frequently for Barcelona. The Blaugrana team cleaned up Spanish football last season, with 30 wins in 30 games in the Spanish League.

However, the main objective of the season hit the post, because the team lost to Lyon in the great decision of the Champions League, played in Turin. Despite being considered the big favorites, they were 3-1 negative on the scoreboard.

On the other hand, Barcelona broke the historic attendance record for women’s football twice, with more than 91,000 people at the Camp Nou. Soon, Geyse will have the opportunity to defend a football giant and can make history on the Old Continent.