FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™

7 June - 7 July

#WeLiveFootball

Fans' Favourites

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  • We ask fans to share their favourite content each week
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  • Share your stories using the hashtag #WeLiveFootball

Football is nothing without fans. The beautiful game is so popular around the world because of its unique ability to bring people together.

So we want to know what's on your mind each week. Which videos do you keep coming back to? Or has there been a fascinating feature on your favourite team or player that deserves wider viewing? Submit your thoughts via social media with the hashtag #WeLiveFootball, and we'll pick the top ones to showcase here.

Our best of the best this week includes big news in women's football, a double dose of Mesut Ozil and more. It all comes your way thanks to FIFA's Fan Movement members and your input on social media.

VAR to make Women's World Cup debut

From Onyebuchi Ogbogu (Nigeria)
We begin with some news breaking out of last week's FIFA Council meeting in Miami, USA, submitted by @mr_soccerholic. For the first time, a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be deployed at the FIFA Women's World Cup™.

Women's football surging in Spain

From Kubra Keskindakour (Turkey)
Women's football isn't just making history on the international level. This past weekend, Barcelona defeated Atletico Madrid in front of a women's club football record 60,739 fans. Brought to us by @kubrailefutbol, Bleacher Report's Richard Fitzpatrick examines how women's football has caught fire in Spain.

See also

Why women's football in Spain is so popular and packing out stadiums

Ozil's surprise

From Nishant (India)
Kenya's Lawrence Masira went from a fashioning a makeshift Mesut Ozil shirt with black marker to receiving a box full of authentic shirts and boots from the German Gunner himself. Like @nishantgunner10, we were touched by this story of a ten-year-old's favourite No10.

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Young fan's passion tugs at Ozil's heartstrings

Gunner trivia

From Amreen Bhujwala (India)
Ozil was a two-time nominee this week, as @goonergurl20 picked this meeting of the minds between Arsenal midfielders from the club's YouTube channel. Watch Mohamed Elneny join Ozil for a game of trivia and see who comes out on top.

PSG's electric team move

From Aurelie Nadal (France)
We end with a blistering Paris Saint-Germain attack in transition, featuring punishing pace from Angel Di Maria and Kylian Mbappe. The Parisians would go on to defeat Marseille 3-1. Marvel at the opening goal, submitted by a surely ecstatic @Misspsg75019.