Carlita Rebecchi

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Who is Carlita Rebecchi?

A hockey player, fan of all sports, extreme sports lover

When and why did you start playing hockey?

I started playing hockey at the age of 6, cause my mother used to play and she took me to a club.

Can you give us a summary about your career?

Debut at the national team in 2003 at a South American championship.
I’ve played 3 world cups (1 gold, 2 bronzes), 3 Olympics  (1silver, 1 bronze), 9 champions trophy (6 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze), 2 pan American games (1 gold, 1 silver).
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How does your weekly life looks like?

I train every day twice a day. And I try to go to the university in the afternoon between shifts.

Do you have plans to play in Europe in the coming years?

I’ve played in Spain for 5 years, at Club de campo, and for the moment I’m not thinking in going back.

When did you start playing for Las Leonas and what does that mean for an Argentinian girl?

I started in 2003 when I was 18 years old and just finished school.
I’m really proud of being part of Las Leonas, I really enjoy of playing hockey and it’s an honour to represent my country.

Favorite goal in your career?

The first goal I scored in the world cup 2010 final at Rosario, Argentina.

What was the happiest period of your career?

I’ve enjoy every moment during my career, I really love playing hockey, competing, training, everything!

In Argentina, hockey is a massive women sport. Is the sport still growing there?

It’s the first women sport and it’s still growing more and more every year.
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Thoughest opponent you played against?

The Netherlands in the 2014 world cup semi final.

Do you have a nickname?

Everyone calls me Carlita!

Carla Rebecchi

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