The Algarve footballer Lara Pintassilgo, an advanced of the Benfica youth team that last week stood out in the Portuguese U17 team, extended the contract with the "incarnates", which represents since the beginning of the season.
"I am very pleased with this new step and I believe it will help me immensely in my evolution in Benfica, which is betting on me and my generation. This is very positive because it helps us to evolve. I want to achieve all the goals that are set for us and I hope that everything goes well, "said Lara Pintassilgo, speaking to BTV.
With 18 goals scored this season, she was a key player in the recent qualification of the Portuguese U17 team for the 2019 UEFA European Championship, scoring the winner of the 1-0 win over France on the final round of the Elite.
Lara Pintassilgo, 16, a native of Faro, passed through the young sections of CD Montenegro and Farense before transferring at the beginning of this time to the "incarnates."
The player has already made her debut for Benfica's seniors, scoring over Ouriense (16-0) in the quarter-finals of the Portuguese Cup, scoring one of their team's goals.
Over the weekend, after representing Portugal, the "incarnated" athlete participated in the derby of solidarity between the Benfica and Sporting teams, played at Restelo Stadium, before the biggest assistance in Portuguese women's football (15,204 spectators).