Soccer Star Olga Carmona Learns Her Dad Died After Scoring Winning Goal in World Cup Final

Spanish soccer player Olga Carmona learned heartbreaking news following a career high. On Sunday, the 23-year-old athlete scored the winning goal for Spain during the World Cup finals, but after learned her father had died. Olga took to her Twitter to reflect on her father’s passing. “And without knowing it, I had my Star before the game started. I know that you have given me the strength to achieve something unique. I know that you have been watching me tonight and that you are proud of me. Rest in peace dad,” she wrote. The Royal Spanish Football Federation revealed to Reuters that he died after fighting a long illness. On Monday, she tweeted her gratitude for outpouring of support amid the tragedy. “I have no words to thank all your love. Yesterday was the best and the worst day of my life. I know that you would like to see me enjoy this historic moment, that is why I will be with my colleagues, so that from wherever you are you know that this star is also yours, dad,” she wrote.