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Meet the Spain star who gave up international football to become a doctor

It's been quite a year for Silvia Meseguer. She won the Spanish League title for the third year in a row with Atletico Madrid, and returns to the national team for the France 2019 FIFA World Cup after putting her Spain career on hold to finish her studies. Meseguer's story isn't unusual in women's football, where salaries are low and players must always plan for careers away from the sport.

It's been quite a year for Silvia Meseguer. She won the Spanish League title for the third year in a row with Atletico Madrid, and returns to the national team for the France 2019 FIFA World Cup after putting her Spain career on hold to finish her studies. Meseguer's story isn't unusual in women's football, where salaries are low and players must always plan for careers away from the sport.

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