Vicky Lopez: A player’s story of a Nigerian decent making wave in Spain

Victoria Lopez

Victoria (Vicky) López Serrano Félix is a player born in Madrid in 2006. She is a striker who plays for Barcelona and the Spanish National youth team.

The Spanish-born Nigerian teen is raising eyebrows following her prolific goal-scoring record. 

The 16-year-old reportedly scored 60 goals in 17 games for Real Madrid CFF during the 2020/21 Youth League season to earn her a big move to Barcelona. 

Vicky Lopez joined Barcelona after the 2020/21 campaign and in an interview with her former brands manager, the talented teenager idolizes Nigeria forward Asistat Oshoala,her senior teammate at the Bluagrana.

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“Vicky loves Nigeria, she used to tell us back then. It’s funny because then, she told us meeting Asisat would be a dream come true for her. But now they are teammates," 

Lopez, whose mother is Nigerian, can still play for the Super Falcons in future but that will heavily depend on the effort by the Football Federation. 

Lopez is currently doing tremendously well with the Spanish U17 team in india as her late two goals against Japan gave Spain a 2-1 victory to qualify the Spaniard into the semi finals round of the 2023 FIFA U17 World Cup. 

Lopez was named the player of Match for the second time in two consecutive match.

If the Spanish keep up the momentum going, this May see her play against her motherland side Nigeria depending on the outcome of the semifinal game.

the youngster is not ruling out representing Nigeria in future because of her love for the country despite playing for Spain at youth levels. 

Courtesy: Facebook | AJ To The World

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