Da favela para trabalhar com a Adidas

Meu nome é Ana Clara Silva Ferreira, tenho 20 anos. Eu jogo como uma menina e tenho orgulho disso. Comecei a usar a frase 'Jogue como uma garota' para nosso time de futebol feminino em nossas redes sociais. O que costumava ser uma frase de…

From the favela to working with Adidas

My Name is Ana Clara Silva Ferreira; I’m 20 years old. I play like a girl, and I’m proud of it. I started using the phrase ‘Play Like A Girl’ for our girls’ football team on social media. What used to be a phrase of derision (to belittle…

Play Like A Girl

To celebrate the FIFA Women's World Cup, we'll proudly showcase Play Like A Girl, a football storytelling program from Brazil. Play Like A Girl PLAG is a football-for-good program that combines on-field football sessions with transformational…

We are Rugby Mictlán

We are Rugby Mictlán. We chose the word ‘Mictlán’ from our Mexican culture; it means ‘underworld.’ Our community has a hill known for having a cave that leads to Mictlán. So for us, this name represents a door for each team member…
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Football is like life for girls

It hasn’t always been easy. As a woman, I have faced challenges. When a girl starts playing football, she must remember that she is just as important and strong as any other person and should never doubt herself.  My name is Aileen Pérez…

Football is my safe place 🇸🇻 🇺🇸

When my life was at risk, I played football, and when I fled my country, I kept playing. When I face problems, I turn to football. My name is Jenny Diaz; I'm 18yrs old and a coach for The Sports Creative program FC Max Myers in Philadelphia.…

Representation Matters

Adriane de Souza works as a freelance photographer in Qatar and is originally from Brazil. As part of the GOALS program, Adriane tells her story of growing up in a football family and her project Qawiya, where she documents women in sports across…