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
  • This week's featured submissions share an International Women's Day theme
  • 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.

In recognition of International Women's Day on 8 March, five members of FIFA's Fan Movement have provided their special selections celebrating women's football.

Heroes night

From Dio Jimenez (Costa Rica)
For their clash with eventual SheBelieves Cup champions England, the USA women wore their inspiration on the backs of their shirts. Each player picked her own female role model to represent – from Serena Williams to J.K. Rowling. Thanks for sharing, @Dio_Jimenez!

See also

USA honours inspirational women with names on backs of jerseys at SheBelieves Cup

"Prove them wrong"

From Diana Araujo (Portugal)
Copa90's feature on the Women's Super League tackles the subject of how women's football has progressed in recent years, as told by the WSL players themselves. This one stood out to @dianaaraujo50_.

Dreams come true

From Duo Dinamico (Mexico)
What's it like winning the first-ever women's Ballon d’Or? @UnDuoDinamico submitted Olympique Lyonnais and Norway superstar Ada Hegerberg's account via The Players' Tribune. Hegerberg tells all, from how she found out she'd won to a viral moment at the trophy presentation and what happened next.

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Not Here to Dance

This is me

From Dean Fraser Phillips (Sweden)
@deanthebard shares great insight into Australia co-captain Lisa De Vanna's incredible motivation as a footballer. Or as De Vanna puts it, why she's "so psycho."

The power of football

From Rocio Garcia (Mexico)
Take in this affecting collection of short stories from female football fans about their love and passion for the game, highlighted by Pamboleras.

(Link is in Spanish)

See also

“Desde Mi Portería”: nuestro regalo de aniversario

The numbers game

From Enrique JD (Spain)
Players for Uruguayan top flight men's side Danubio will switch the numbers they wear on their jerseys throughout March, to highlight statistics about gender inequality. A great submission by @enrique_jd.

(Video is in Spanish)