Irene Parades won the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League Defender of the Season award
Barcelona’s Irene Paredes has been named the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League Defender of the Season at the UEFA Awards ceremony held in Istanbul.
Paredes earned the prize for her exploits with Paris Saint-Germain before she made the move to FC Barcelona this summer. The centre back captained PSG and helped the club to the Women’s Champions League semi-finals and crowned the year with a historic French title as they ending Lyon’s five-year reign as European champions in the last eight.
Paredes, 30, came sixth in the voting for the inaugural award last term. This year she earned 62 points of the votes whether seven points more than the second defender in the list of results.
LTA Agency congratulate Irene on this award.