Afghan refugee becomes Danish soccer starby Editorial Staff - 2017.08.04
Nadia Nadim went from being a refugee to a soccer star in Denmark. In fact, it was her goal against the Germans that qualified Copenhagen for the European Championship in women’s soccer, to take place in the Netherlands until Autust 6th, 2017. Nadia arrived in Europe, after her father, an Afghan General was captured and killed by the Taliban. For her, it seemed too dangerous to stay in a country where women are not allowed to work or practice sport. Thanks to her excellence in sports today, she has become a near diva for Danish fans. She has bigger plans though, that go beyond the soccer field. She plans to finish medical school.
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