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OFFICIAL: Real Madrid Sign Rocío Gálvez

Las Blancas add depth at center back with the signing of Rocío Gálvez.

Atletico de Madrid v Levante: Copa de la Reina Semifinal Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid C.F. announced the signing of Rocío Gálvez today. Rocío signed from Levante where she has been playing since 2019. The signing was first reported on May 11 by Marca’s David Menayo.

Rocío is a center back who will help provide depth to Las Blancas’ backline while challenging Babett Peter and Claudia Florentino for the starting role alongside captain Ivana Andrés.

Prior to signing with Levante in 2019, the 24-year-old defender played for various other clubs in Spain. Rocío was born in Córdoba and got her start in her native province of Andalusia. She played for Sevilla B before heading to crosstown rivals Real Betis in 2013. Rocío then joined Atletico Madrid. She played for Las Rojiblancas from 2014-17 where she won a league title and a cup title. Rocío rejoined Betis from 2017-19.

Rocío has played for various Spanish youth national teams. She has played for the U-17s, U-19s and U-20s. Rocío has also been capped by the full Spanish National Team and has made two appearances for them.

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