Today, Paris Saint-Germain continued their summer transfer business by confirming that Laura Georges will remain at the club until 2018. Although PSG have lost a few of their regulars to other clubs, the defender remains in the team will be managed by experienced coach, Patrice Lair.
Experience and success for club and national team
Of Guadeloupean descent, Georges began her footballing adventure in 1997 aged 12 with PSG. From childhood, she trained with her father, a big football fan, and her brother in the Park of Versailles. After studying at the Pierre Nolhac College in Versailles, she joined the Leonardo da Vinci faculty before leaving for the United States and Boston.
In the off-season of 2007, she returned to France and joined Olympique Lyonnais, while continuing er student curriculum by doing a Master in Marketing, Communication and Business Strategies at INSEEC Lyon.
With Lyon, she won 10 titles, including two D1 Féminine titles, two Coupe de France crowns and two UEFA Women's Champions League trophies. In over 160 competitive appearances for the current European champions, she scored seven goals.
In 2013, after six years in Lyon, she returned to PSG. She became one of the pillars of the team, with her experience in Lyon a telling factor. With the club from the French capital, despite not having won any title, she led them to a new level and installed them as the second force of the French women's football.
Georges has been with the French national team since 2001. She has played at three World Cups, three Women's European Championships and one Olympic Games.
Extreme satisfaction to renew with the club.
On the official PSGwebsite, Georges expressed her love for the Parisian club: "To extend my contract with Paris Saint-Germain is a really satisfying feeling. I still have major challenges with my club and the coming season is particularly exciting with a new feel to the team." She added, "I'm sure the club can hit the heights both domestically and in Europe, those are the reasons that I decided to stay with PSG."
Next season, she will have the young company of Spanish defender, Irene Paredes; winner of the Primeira División with Athletic Bilbao last season. She left the Basque club at the end of the season and is set to be unveiled as a PSG player soon.