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The Beauty, Power & Potential Of Women’s Football

The Beauty, Power And Potential Of Women's Football
Women’s football is beautiful because it is honest, played from the heart and in the right spirit.
— Elisa Bartoli - AS Roma women & Italy Defender
Women’s football has the potential to Change a young girls’ life forever! By empowering her, giving her confidence, creating opportunities and by providing her a platform to shine.
— Sarai Bareman - Chief Women's Football Officer at fifa
Women’s Football is beautiful because it is inspiring young women every day to believe that they are capable of anything.
— Chloe Morgan - First Team Goalkeeper For Tottenham Hotspur women
Women’s football is powerful because it’s passionate and genuine.
— Betty Bavagnoli - former italy international and current AS Roma women head coach
Women’s football has the potential to empower and inspire young girls around the world to dream without limits.
— Allyson Swaby - AS Roma women and Jamaica national team defender
Women’s football is powerful because it encourages future generations to dream - and through watching their heroes achieve great feats, shows the youth of the world that their dreams are achievable too.
— Liana Buratti - Content Coordinator for the Australian Olympic Team
Women’s football has the potential to change the game for girls and women way beyond the pitch.
— Lewes FC - The world's first club to pay men & women equally
Women’s football is beautiful because everyone is playing for the love of the game, with respect and commitment that can be admired by all who watch. These footballers are inspiring future generations of girls AND boys to play football in the right way
— Prague Raptors
Women’s football is beautiful because it’s football. And football is beautiful.
— Ellen Hanisch - founder of Fussball Thesen
Women’s football has the potential to inspire generations of females, young and old, to believe that anything is possible and that there is a role in the game for anyone who wants it. It also has the potential to educate everyone, male and female, that gender shouldn’t be a barrier. Football is for everyone.
— Ali Speechly - Football Coach for Spurs, Dalmain Athletic & Equal Focus Football.
Women’s football is powerful because it promotes equality through sport, which can help bind togetherness and change the world, hopefully ridding hate.
— Jasmine Baba - sports and betting editor at Betfair
Women’s football has the potential to reach out to many young Women who are looking for such platforms where they can grow in this sport and to even give them hope that it does exist.
— Bree Mo’ngina -Forward at KKREW FC in Kenya
Women’s football is powerful because the pitch is the same, the rules are the same. Regardless of gender or how we identify ourselves, football at its essence welcomes and judges us the same way.
— Sarah Kallassy - MLS Female
Women’s football is powerful because of its contribution to achieving a more gender equitable world.
— Ewurama Kakraba - Contributor at Sports Regime & co-host of WoSo Maniacs Podcast
Women’s football has the potential to be whatever it wants to be, there are no limits. All it takes is for the ripples to keep causing waves, for the waves to keep causing swells and for those swells to continue to wash over anyone who wants to get caught up in the tide.
— Chris marshall - Scottish Women's Football Writer and Journalist
Women’s football is powerful because WOMEN PLAY FOOTBALL.
— Katayoun Khosrowyar - former Head Coach of Iran U19 National Team & current Reign FC academy head coach
Women’s football is powerful because for us African women it’s more than just a game, its a physical manifestation of courage; everytime we step on the pitch to play, its an assertion, that women ARE bold, women ARE powerful, women ARE strong and that we will never allow gender discrimination hinder us from achieving our dreams.
— Braveheart Ladies - Nigerian female soccer academy and equality campaigners

J.S. Leatherbarrow