Who is Julia Gomes Fantasia?
A 24-years-old girl who enjoys to be able to dedicate full time to her passion that is FIELD HOCKEY.
I always breathe sport in my family, we are all passionate about it. When I was a girl, a friend introduced me to the sport and it was like love at first sight. From the age of 4, and never stopped playing.
Can you give us a summary about your career and how did you start playing for Las Leonas?
I am from a small city called Puerto Madryn, far from Buenos Aires. When I finished school, I decided to leave -Puerto Madryn and go to buenos aires. There I started to train for the indoor hockey national team , with which I could play the World Cup in Poland 2011. Afterwards I was called for the junior team, with whom I played Panamerican 2012, and then the junior World Cup in Germany 2013. Just after , I began to play with Las Leonas, with 21 years. A huge honor.
What does it mean to play for Las Leonas?
It is a great honor to represent my country, and to be part of such a prestigious team, which has won so many tournaments based on effort and humility.
How was the Olympics in Rio?
Can you describe yourself as a player?
Which teammate did you admire the most and the best opponent you played against?
How is hockey in Argentina at this moment?
Which advise could you give to your younger fans that play hockey?
What brings the future inside and outside the field?
Julia Gomes Fantasia