9/10 women executives in a recent survey said sports helped them be more disciplined.
A study of 4,000 girls in Europe who joined a soccer league found: 80% of teenage girls exhibited more confident behavior thanks to playing with a soccer team/club
7/10 said sports helped them to develop leadership skills that contributed to their professional success.
Fútbol is one of the most pervasive and respected social institutions in the world. We'll leverage its prestige to change the game for girls throughout the region.
Fútbol's technical practice requires assertiveness without violence while it develops a player’s control and her sense of physical space; its low scores reward patience and perseverance while requiring physical conditioning; its tactical set-up places team-work at its core while its free-range on the field rewards a balance of creativity and discipline.
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Runner-up in the FIFA Player of the Year Award