Daniela Montoya is one of the most recognized soccer players in the country. The current Atlético Nacional-Formas Íntimas athlete always shows grit and dedication in every presentation on the field and she has been no exception with the Colombia senior team.
The Antioquia midfielder not only contributes with her defensive work, but when she goes on the attack, she does so in fine form. One of his most lethal weapons on attack is midrange, a resource he doesn’t hesitate to use when given the opportunity. At the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada, Montoya used her great punch from outside the area to score a goal for the ‘tricolor’ side that made history in our country.
Her score came against Mexico, on the 82nd minute, on the first day of Group F of the Orbital event in Canadian soil, and that goal by the Paisa midfielder meant it was the Colombian women’s national team’s first ‘sacred cry’ in World Cup seniors. FIFA. A memory that will live forever in the memory of all Colombians.
And precisely this goal by Daniela was remembered on the official account of the Colombian national team on the digital platform. The goal was scored on June 9, 2015 at the Moncton Stadium, which is today named the Croix-Blu Medevi. Montoya made it 1-1 for the ‘Tricolor’ and their wild celebrations were not long in coming.
“On June 9, 2015, our captain, Daniela Montoya, scored the first goal for the Colombian National Team in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Seniors vs. Mexico,” reads the trill from the national team’s digital platform. The post was also accompanied by a stunning goal from the 32-year-old footballer.
🎥 𝙀𝙡 𝙥𝙧𝙞𝙢𝙚𝙧 𝙜𝙤𝙡…
El 9 de junio de 2015 nuestra capitana, @06montoya anotó el primer gol de la Selección Colombia en una Copa Mundial Femenina de la FIFA de Mayores 🆚 🇲🇽 ⚽️🔥#TodosSomosColombia 🇨🇴 pic.twitter.com/jL33r97XfO
— Selección Colombia (@FCFSeleccionCol) June 9, 2023
At the 2015 World Cup in Canada, the Colombian team, led by Felipe Taborda, achieved a historic victory against one of the powerhouses in women’s soccer, France. It was a 2–0 victory for ‘Ours’ with Lady Andrade scoring, on 19 minutes, and Catalina Usme, the current America de Cali player, on 90+3; The match took place at Moncton Stadium.
Colombia qualified as the best third-placed side in the round of 16 stage with 4 points after losing 2–0 to the United States in that stage of the World Cup in Canada.