Something special was released this year – the new and inspiring EQUALS documentary series presented by UEFA. The six-part series, free to view on UEFA.tv, takes a deep dive into the rise of women’s football after the record-breaking UEFA Women’s Euro 2022.
The UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 captivated audiences across the world and proved to be an inspiration to women across Europe. The series examines the rapid rise in women’s football across Europe, as well as the challenges that are still present in the women’s sport. In each episode, there’s a major theme paired with players from all sixteen teams that participated In the EURO last summer. The players candidly share their opinions and experiences, as well as what the future holds for them. Here’s what UEFA managing director, Nadine Kessler, has to say about the series:
“I am incredibly grateful towards the players that shared their stories and emotions for this series in the midst of last summer's historic UEFA Women's EURO 2022. Because of that, EQUALS gives viewers unprecedented access with the top stars in our sport, from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows. Fans will experience the game like never before, as well as better understand the exciting future that lies ahead for women's football."
In the series you’ll see stars, including Alexia Putellas (Spain/FC Barcelona), Leah Williamson (England/Arsenal FC), and Sarah Zadrazil (Austria/Bayern München), bring light to the change in the women’s sport and inspire young women across the world that it’s possible to achieve what we’re told is impossible. Wondering what each episode holds? Keep scrolling for a glimpse at each episode!
Episode 1: Pressure is a Privilege
Hear about the pressures faced on and off the field as the coverage of women's football increases.
Episode 2: From the North
Learn what has made the Nordic teams and their players so successful, uncover more about the culture and football in the region, and how this can be linked to aiding the development of young players.
Episode 3: Hero to Zero
Find out how injury and illness take their toll on some of the game's leading lights.
Episode 4: Friends & Family
Hear about the importance of emotional support at all levels of the game and take a closer look at the progress of some of the tournament hopefuls.
Episode 5: Real Models Not Role Models
As Women's EURO enters the knockout stages, examine how women's football and its protagonists are changing, with in-depth perspectives from the stars of tomorrow and household names who have been there and done it already.
Episode 6: The Start not the end
Look to the future of women's football, while capturing the current state of play in the wake of the EURO final and where the game can grow from here.
As a company who specializes in soccer cards & stickers, we were proud to have sold out of the 2022 Panini Women’s Euro sticker collection last summer! The collection’s popularity was outstanding, and it was crazy to see the growing interest in Women’s football first-hand. If you still want to get your hands on the collection you can find it at SoccerCards.ca, along with many other collections that feature women’s football stars.
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