What They're Saying: Erica Hernandez

“I wish that we will all just be treated as professionals, without taking into account our gender. From my experience what the player wants is to recover sooner and better, he or she doesn’t care who treats them as long as you help them get what they want. Having said this, I know that there are some superstitions and traditions that discriminate against women, such as not being able to go to the same bus as the team or not sitting on the bench during the match."

-- Spaniard Erica Hernandez on being the first woman physiotherapist in Chinese pro soccer. Hernandez and husband Jordi Escura, a former Andorra defender, head up medical services department at Qingdao Huanghai, which is playing in one of two Chinese Super League bubbles created for the league's restart. (AFP)
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