REVEALED: Spain's Olga Carmona dedicated her goal to her former school

REVEALED: Spain’s Olga Carmona dedicated her goal against England in the World Cup final to her former school with message written on shirt

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The message that was written on Olga Carmona’s shirt, which she showed as she celebrated her goal against England in the World Cup final, has been revealed.

The Spanish full-back gave her side the lead in the 29th minute of the match after driving forward and placing a shot in the bottom corner of the goal.

As she wheeled away in celebration, the 23-year-old lifted up her shirt to reveal a message written on her compression top. 

It’s now been revealed, via a post on Twitter, that her the message read: ‘Merchi’ and was dedicated to Carmona’s former school – Colegio Mercedes.

In the days leading up to the final, the school posted a message on their Instagram page which wished Carmona good luck for the match.

Olga Carmona wheeled away in celebration after scoring the opener against England

It’s now been revealed that the message on her top was dedicated to her former school

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The Real Madrid star posted a reply in the comments, which read: ‘Thank you FAM. Come on Spain’. 

Carmona scored the opening goal of the World Cup final in fantastic fashion as she tucked the ball past England’s Mary Earps. 

England opted to leave Lauren James on the bench upon her return to the squad, after her red card incident against Nigeria in the last-16. 

There had been much debate as to whether James would earn a starting spot in England’s line-up upon her return to the squad but Wiegman has thought otherwise. 

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