Merel van Dongen

Merel van Dongen is a well-known Dutch football star who plays as a central defender, left back and midfielder for Atlético de Madrid. Merel plays also for the Dutch team and took part in the 2013 European Championships and the 2015, 2019 and 2023 World Cups. In 2019 she won the silver medal with the National team. Merel is an advocate of gender equality in top sports.