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Spanish top flight, La Liga will be getting its first female referee next season, as confirmed by the Spanish Football Federation on Tuesday.
32-year-old assistant referee, Guadalupe Porras Ayuso, who will now become the first woman ever to officiate in the league.
Guadalupe Porras has worked in Segunda, the men’s second division
She hals also officiated the Segunda B, the Spanish third decision for 8 years.
“The assistant referee will be the first woman to debut in the top flight,” the RFEF said in a statement.
It is also speculated that her promotion will give the much needed boost to for gender equality in Spanish football.