Natalie Juncos

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Natalie Juncos
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Personal information
Full name Natalie Giselle Juncos[1]
Date of birth (1990-12-28) 28 December 1990 (age 30)[1]
Place of birth Detroit, Michigan, United States[2]
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)[1]
Position(s) Defender,[1] midfielder[3]
Club information
Current team
Racing
Number 17
Youth career
Lourdes High School
Northwest Rankin High School
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Florida Gators 2 (0)
2011–2013 Houston Cougars 41 (1)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 River Plate
2016–2018 UAI Urquiza
2019– Racing
National team
2018– Argentina 6 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 March 2019

Natalie Giselle Juncos (born 28 December 1990) is an American-born Argentine footballer who plays as a defender for Racing Club de Avellaneda and the Argentina women's national team.

Early life[edit]

Juncos was born in Detroit to Argentine Olympic swimmers Luis Juncos and Valentina Aracil.[2] She was raised in Rochester, Minnesota and lived in Brandon, Mississippi.[4]

International career[edit]

Juncos made her senior debut for Argentina during the 2018 Copa América Femenina on 6 April that year in a 1–3 loss to Brazil.

Personal life[edit]

Juncos is married to an American man from Texas. Her brother Nicholas is also an association football player. Her parents now live in Little Rock, Arkansas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Natalie Juncos at Soccerway. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Madre e hija unidas por el deporte y las raíces argentinas" [Mother and daughter united by the sport and the Argentine roots] (in Spanish). Un Lugar en el Mundo. 24 February 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Natalie Juncos". Fieldoo.
  4. ^ "Natalie Juncos - Soccer". Florida Gators.

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