/The football celebrity that began in an evacuee camp

The football celebrity that began in an evacuee camp

Nadia Nadim was born in Afghanistan and had to escape with her mother and sisters after the Taliban killed her father.

She started playing football in a refugee camp in Denmark.

Now she is the first immigrant to be part of the Danish national team and plays for Manchester City – all while studying to become doctor.

Production: Irene Caselli and Mariangela Maturi

Filming and editing: Claudia Jardim

This report is part of A Girls’ Game, a multimedia project that was funded by Innovation in Development Reporting Grant granted by the European Journalism Centre.