Las Flores, twins and rivals even with the national team

first_imgMónica and Sabrina Flores share almost everything, except the colors she defends. The twins, now both in the First Iberdrola, are two drops of water on the physique, both play as a winger and even a university career. What these American-born sisters don’t share is selection.Born in New Jersey to a Mexican father and a Romanian mother, both from childhood found their passion in soccer. From small they shared equipment and games. But it was time to choose a selection. Having dual citizenship, the United States and Mexico called them for their lower categories and each took a path. Sabrina, now in the ranks of Sevilla, decided on the selection of the stars and stripes, Mónica, who plays for Valencia, decided to defend the Aztec team. And in 2016 fate wanted to face them. In the U-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea, Mexico and the United States they played a place in the semifinals. Sabrina won, who consoled Monica after the game, crying inconsolably in the field. Before the celebration was her sister. Fate has wanted Monica to remain a fixture in the Aztec team, while Sabrina has not reached the absolute team in the United States. After studying both medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Monica made the leap to Europe and reached Valencia, Sabrina played in the NWSL with Sky Blue before landing in Spain.Now both live the confinement together in Seville, where Mónica moved to be able to spend these days together.last_img

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