World Football

Greenland’s great footballing dream

With not a single grass pitch anywhere in the country, challenging weather conditions and only around 5,000 players at their disposal, the Football Association of Greenland’s role is not an easy one.  

Although extreme conditions on the world’s largest island mean football can only be played there for four months of the year, the country still dreams of stepping onto the sport’s main stage.

Nevertheless, it will be a while before this nation, which is geographically part of North America, will be able to face major sides like Germany, Argentina or the Netherlands.

While Greenland is not yet a member of FIFA, the country's major footballing figures speak about the sport with emotion and passion.

In the Video of the Week, FIFA.com catches up with governing body officials and the national coach to talk about their plans for the future.

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