August 11, 2020

‘First woman physio’ breaks down barriers in China football

Shanghai (AFP) – Erica Hernandez calls herself the first woman physio in Chinese professional football — but the Spaniard is certain that she will not be the last.Together with husband Jordi Escura, a former Andorra defender, they head up medical services at Chinese Super League side Qingdao Huanghai.¬†Chinese media call them “the miracle-working medical couple”.But while women are slowly becoming more involved in men’s football, Hernandez is an incongruous sight in the male-dominated CSL.”I just want to say that what I’d love to see soon is that we are not treated as women or men working in c…


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