- We ask fans to share their favourite content each week
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- Share your stories using the hashtag #WeLiveFootball
Football is nothing without fans. The beautiful game is so popular around the world because of its unique ability to bring people together.
So we want to know what’s on your mind each week. Which videos do you keep coming back to? Or has there been a fascinating feature on your favourite team or player that deserves wider viewing? Submit your thoughts via social media with the hashtag #WeLiveFootball, and we’ll pick the top ones to showcase here.
The FIFA Fan Movement came through this week with everything from a remarkable goal-line clearance in Russia to a preview of a monumental match in the Spanish women’s top division. Feast your eyes on the top five below.
Spain ready for first chapter of ‘el clásico’
From Kubra Keskindakour (Turkey)
On Saturday, one of the great football rivalries will expand into the women’s game as Barcelona get set to host Club Deportivo Tacon/Real Madrid. Sid Lowe’s preview of the historic match for The Guardian, and the story behind Tacon/Real Madrid’s formation, got the attention of @kubrailefutbol.
Former U-17 World Cup star lighting up Ligue 1
From Adeniyi Bameyi (Nigeria)
FIFA youth tournaments regularly unearth some of the planet’s greatest talents, and one of the best examples of this recently has been Victor Osimhen. Adeniyi noted that the Nigerian striker won the adidas Golden Boot at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 and, four years later, is now starring and impressing in Ligue 1 with Lille. This beaming appraisal from Lille coach Christophe Galtier particularly stood out to Adeniyi.
Excitement for Qatar 2022 builds
From Inamuldinho Hasan (USA) and Nermin Sameeh (Egypt)
One of the biggest stories of the week was that a significant milestone on the road to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ took place: the reveal of the tournament’s official emblem. Inamuldinho was in Doha to witness one of the main events around the unveiling, while Nermin also shared her excitement about it throughout the week.
A unique look at World Cup qualifying
From Thomas Dolfi (England)
It’s been a busy and exciting week of World Cup qualifiers across Africa and Asia and Thomas has been enjoying our short film that documented football fan Kelvyn Quagraine’s three-day trip to Mongolia to witness the very first World Cup qualifier for Qatar 2022. Enjoy the full video below.
A double-save for the ages
From Kawa Mahmoud
Kawa was in awe of this amazing double goal-line clearance pulled off by Rostov left-back Evgeny Chernov in their 2-1 away win against Lokomotiv Moscow, and we can see why!