She was forced to escape her native Afghanistan to Denmark, only at 11 years old, after her father’s murder by the Taliban.
Today, Nadia Nadim is considered the most influential and greatest Afghan female football player of all times. Her stats say it all: almost a 100 appearences for Denmark national team and almost 200 goals scored.
That’s not all! These days, she is studying to be a surgeon, speaks 11 languages, and is on the Forbes’ list of Powerful Women. What a great role model and an inspiration Nadia Nadim is.