Cristiana Girelli (born 23 April 1990) is an Italian football striker, currently playing for Juventus, who she joined in 2018 after five seasons with ACF Brescia Femminile in Serie A. She was the second top scorer of the 2014–15 championship with 27 goals.
|Full name||Cristiana Girelli|
|Date of birth||23 April 1990|
|Place of birth||Gavardo, Italy|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2013–2018||ACF Brescia Femminile||115||(98)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 June 2019
She made her debut for the senior Italian national team in a March 2013 friendly against England, and soon afterwards she was selected for the 2013 UEFA Euro's final tournament. She led the Italian scoring in the qualifiers for the 2017 UEFA Euro, where she scored a late winner against Olympic runner-up Sweden. She has also been an Under-19 international.
|2015 FIFA World Cup||Qualifiers||2013–09–26||Bassano del Grappa||Romania||1||1–0||4|
|2017 UEFA Euro||Qualifiers||2015–09–18||La Spezia||Georgia||2||6–1||7|
|2019 FIFA World Cup||Qualifiers||2017–09–15||La Spezia||Moldova||2||5–0||TBD|
|2017–10–24||Castel di Sangro||Romania||2||3–0|
The 2010-11 Serie A was the 44th edition of the premier category of the Italian women's football championship. It was won by defending champion Torres, which won all matches except for a tie against Brescia. With this trophy Torres reached Lazio, which narrowly avoided relegation, as the most successful team in the Serie A with five titles. UPC Tavagnacco was the championship's runner-up for the first time, also qualifying for the 2011-12 Champions League.
The competition was expanded from twelve to fourteen teams for this season, with Firenze, Mozzanica, Orlandia 97 and Südtirol Vintl replacing Atalanta and ASD Fiammamonza 1970 and joining Bardolino, Brescia, Chiasiellis, Lazio, Reggiana, Roma, Tavagnacco, Torino, Torres and Venezia 1984. Südtirol and Orlandia were relegated.2014 Cyprus Women's Cup
The 2014 Cyprus Women's Cup was the seventh edition of the Cyprus Women's Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. It took place between 5–12 March 2014.France won the final over defending champions England. For the first time, Canada did not reach the final, eventually finishing in fifth place.2014–15 Serie A (women)
The 2014–15 Serie A di calcio femminile was the 48th edition of the premier category of the Italian women's football championship. It ran from 4 October 2014 to 16 May 2015 and it was contested by fourteen teams. Verona won its fifth title, first since 2008-09. They finished the season one point ahead of Brescia. Both teams qualified for the 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League.2015 Cyprus Women's Cup
The 2015 Cyprus Women's Cup was the eighth edition of the Cyprus Women's Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. It took place from 4–11 March 2015.2016 Cyprus Women's Cup
The 2016 Cyprus Women's Cup was the ninth edition of the Cyprus Women's Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. After being initially canceled due to schedule conflicts with both UEFA and AFC qualification for the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2016 SheBelieves Cup leaving many of the prior year's participants, including reigning champions England, unable to attend, the tournament was rescheduled with the Football Association of Finland as tournament organizers and a scaled-down field of eight national teams.Austria defeated Poland in a final between two first-time participants in the Cyprus Cup.2016–17 Serie A (women)
The 2016–17 Serie A was the 50th season of the women's football top level league in Italy. ACF Brescia were the defending champions.
Fiorentina won the championship.2017–18 Serie A (women)
The 2017–18 Serie A (women) was the 51st season of the women's football top level league in Italy. Fiorentina were the defending champions. Juventus won the league title in their first ever season.2018 Cyprus Cup
The 2018 Cyprus Cup was the eleventh edition of the Cyprus Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. It took place from 28 February to 7 March 2018.Spain won the title for the first time after defeating Italy 2–0 in the final.2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group C
Group C of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 9 to 18 June 2019. The group consisted of Australia, Brazil, Italy and Jamaica. The top two teams, Italy and Australia, along with the third-placed team, Brazil (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 6
UEFA Group 6 of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification competition consisted of five teams: Italy, Belgium, Romania, Portugal, and Moldova (which advanced from the preliminary round). The composition of the seven groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 25 April 2017, with the teams seeded according to their coefficient ranking.The group was played in home-and-away round-robin format between 15 September 2017 and 4 September 2018. The group winners qualified for the final tournament, while the runners-up advanced to the play-offs if they were one of the four best runners-up among all seven groups (not counting results against the fifth-placed team).Gavardo
Gavardo (Brescian: Gavart) is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. As of 2011 Gavardo had a population of 11,786.Cyclist Marco Frapporti and Italian football striker Cristiana Girelli were born here.Girelli
Girelli is an Italian surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Coyle Girelli, English musician
Cristiana Girelli (born 1990), Italian footballer
Leopoldo Girelli (born 1953), Italian titular archbishop
Sebastiano Girelli (born 1984), Italian footballerItaly at the FIFA Women's World Cup
Italy have participated three times at the FIFA Women's World Cup: in the inaugural edition of 1991, in 1999 and in 2019.While the men's senior team have won the FIFA World Cup four times, the women's team is yet to win a single edition. Italy participated in the inaugural World Cup of 1991 where, after two wins and a loss in the group stage, they qualified for the quarter-finals, where they lost against Norway. After having failed to qualify for the second edition, Italy played in the 1999 edition where they didn't go past the group stages. For the following four editions, between 2003 and 2015, Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup, coming close in 2015 after losing in the final match of qualification to Belgium.
In 2019, Italy returned to the World Cup after a 20-year absence. With two wins and a defeat, Italy topped their group and progressed to the round of 16, where they beat China 2–0. However, their World Cup journey came to an end as they were defeated 2–0 by the Netherlands in the quarter-finals.Juventus F.C. Women
Juventus Football Club S.p.A. (from Latin iuventūs, "youth"; Italian pronunciation: [juˈvɛntus]), also known as Juve (pronounced [ˈjuːve]) or with the commercial name of Juventus Women, is an Italian women's association football club based in Turin, section of the homonymous professional football club. It was established in 2017 by acquiring the Serie A license of a Cuneo-based team Cuneo Calcio Femminile. The team competes in Serie A since its debut in 2017–18 season.List of FIFA Women's World Cup hat-tricks
This is a list of all hat-tricks scored during FIFA Women's World Cups; that is, the occasions when a footballer has scored three or more goals in a single football World Cup match (not including FIFA Women's World Cup qualification matches). So far, 23 hat-tricks have been scored in 270 matches in the 8 editions of the World Cup tournament. As FIFA is the governing body of football (soccer), official hat-tricks are only noted when FIFA recognises that at least three goals were scored by one player in one match.
The first hat-trick was scored by Carolina Morace of Italy, playing against Chinese Taipei in the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup; the most recent (as of 22 June 2019) was by Sam Kerr of Australia, playing against Jamaica in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
The record number of hat-tricks in a single World Cup tournament is six, which occurred during the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, coinciding with the expansion of the tournament to 24 teams from 16.UEFA Women's Euro 2017
The 2017 UEFA Women's Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2017, was the 12th edition of the UEFA Women's Championship, the quadrennial international football championship organised by UEFA for the women's national teams of Europe. The competition was expanded to 16 teams (from 12 teams in the previous edition).The Netherlands were declared as hosts by the UEFA Executive Committee on 4 December 2014.Germany's 22-year reign as champions of Europe was ended after losing 1–2 to Denmark in the quarter-finals. In addition it was only Germany's second loss in the finals since 1993. Another former winner, Norway, lost to both finalists, the Netherlands and Denmark, and ended without goals or points.
The Netherlands won their first ever title by beating fellow first time finalists, Denmark, 4–2 in the final.UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Group B
Group B of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 contained Germany, Italy, Russia and Sweden. The matches were played from 17 to 25 July 2017.UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying
The UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying competition was a women's football competition that determined the 15 teams joining the automatically qualified hosts Netherlands in the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 final tournament.A total of 46 UEFA member national teams, with Andorra entering for the first time at senior women's level, entered the qualifying competition.UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying Group 6
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Juventus F.C. Women – current squad