'I never imagined' - Alexia Putellas reflects on reaching 400-game milestone for Barcelona & vows that there will be 'many more' to come

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Alexia Putellas created history on Saturday as she made her 400th appearance for Barcelona against Madrid CFF in Liga F.
  • Putellas completed 400 games for Barcelona
  • Vowed to achieve more milestones
  • Barcelona beat Madrid CFF 2-0

WHAT HAPPENED? Barcelona marked the player's milestone with a comfortable win over the Madrid-based club with Caroline Graham Hansen and Asisat Oshoala on target for the Catalan giants. The 29-year-old, who has been part of the club since 2012, expressed her gratitude towards the fans upon reaching the milestone and vowed to continue at the club for many more years.

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WHAT THEY SAID: Speaking to reporters after the match, Putellas said, "It's a great source of pride for me. I never imagined everything that has come after, what we have achieved, how the fans have supported us. It's a pride, and I hope there will be many more."

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The two-time recipient of the Women's Ballon d'Or has won multiple trophies during her time in Barcelona which include seven Liga F titles and two Women's Champions League trophies.


Alexia Putellas Barcelona Women 2022-23

WHAT NEXT? After the international break, Barcelona will next face Sporting Huelva on October 1.