Marta Xargay Casademont (Gerona, Spain, December 20, 1990) is a Spanish basketball player who plays in the Russian club Dynamo Kursk of the Russian Premier League. It occupies the base and escort positions.
She has been an absolute international with the Spanish national team since 2011, and with her she has been proclaimed European double champion in 2013 and 2017, runner-up in the world in 2014 and Olympic runner-up in 2016.
With 5 years he began his career in his school, the C.E. Vedruna, where he played until he was 12 years old. After passing through the C.E. Santa Eugènia de Ter, makes the jump to the lower categories of Uni Girona, where being young, performs at a good level in the Women's League 2 team.
In the 2009/10 season, he signed for CB Avenida, reaching the second place in the League and Cup. His second season 2010/11, in which he shows a level and maturity unfit for his age, is his best season at the level of titles with the club, achieving the "doublet" when proclaiming league and Euroleague champions, with Lucas Mondelo as coach.
In the third (2011/12), as a starter and essential, consolidates his individual progression and complete another magnificent team season, with titles of Supercopas of Spain and Europe, and Copa de la Reina. In 2012/13 it has a more irregular performance, but it is still capital in the victories in the Supercopa de España and the Liga Femenina. In 2013/14, his performance increases again, although that of the team goes down, since he can only win the Copa de la Reina and the national Super Cup, where the MVP of the tournament is chosen. In her sixth and final season (2014/15), she was fired again winning the Copa de la Reina, but without being able to take the league title after falling to Spar Citylift Girona in the final. She is considered one of the best players who has worn the charro team's elastic.
EUROPE AND WNBA
After six seasons at the Perfumerías Avenida, in February 2015, the departure of Xargay to the ZVVZ USK Praha in the Czech Republic is confirmed, a club in which he will coincide with his selection partner Laia Palau. In that summer of 2015, he was part of the American team Phoenix Mercury, champion of the WNBA, along with his former partner in Salamanca Shay Murphy.
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