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Thank you Mothers, for giving your children the gift of sport.

Thank you Mothers, for giving your children the gift of sport. 

One of my earliest and happiest childhood memories is being allowed onto the bench at half time of one of my mother’s basketball games.
Climbing onto her lap and feeling the heat radiating from her body, her heart pounding against my back through her soaking wet jersey, inhaling the smell of her fresh sweat while listening to hear labored breathing, as she prepared to go back onto the court. I felt so safe, so at home, so included in her world.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talks about peace and sport with the Soccer Divas from Mombasa

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talks about peace and sport with the Soccer Divas from Mombasa.

"We saw how much fun the men and children where having when they played soccer, and we decided to start our own soccer club" Says Mariam Mpaata, team captain of the Soccer Divas. But when she and a group of women founded the first female amateur soccer club in Mombasa, they made it about more than soccer. They made it about standing united to heal and improve their community.

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Change has a sound...-It was composed by Ihan Haydar

Change has a sound...-It was composed by Ihan Haydar.

When we asked the ubercool drummer from the Danish band L.I.G.A to be a Global Goals World Cup ambassador, we could never have dreamed of the profound way she would impact our project. She showed up for what was just meant to be a regular photo shoot, doing a bit of PR for us, and left with the idea to compose our anthem! 

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