Nadia Nadim was raised in Afghanistan until her father, an Afghan National Army general, was executed by the Taliban in 2000. Months later, when she was 11 years old, her family escaped the country in the middle of the night. They were smuggled out of Afghanistan in the back of...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Racing Louisville began preseason training earlier this month, and soon, the team will be joined by superstar Nadia Nadim. Nadim, who signed with the club last June, played eight games before tearing her ACL in September, missing the remainder of Racing's inaugural campaign. She is currently in Los Angeles, but is expected in Louisville later this month. ...
Nadia Nadim recently spoke out on the National Women’s Soccer League amid chaos after a recent investigation uncovered years of sexual misconduct and harassment by former North Carolina Courage coach Paul Riley. The world renowned player did not hold back as she criticized the NWSL and shared personal stories of...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Nadia Nadim, the 33-year-old native of Afghanistan who has made headlines on and off the pitch since joining the expansion Racing Louisville Football Club, will miss the rest of the season after tearing her ACL in Saturday's game against the Orlando Pride. Nadim will undergo surgery...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Racing Louisville forward Nadia Nadim is out for the rest of the season after tearing her ACL, the team confirmed Tuesday. The team said in a statement that Nadim tore the ligament while playing against the Orlando Pride Saturday. She will undergo surgery in the coming weeks, but the recovery will stretch into 2022.
Across her prolific 16-year career, Nadia Nadim has earned success after success, having represented Denmark’s women’s soccer team since 2009. But Nadim’s glittering accomplishments are borne from strife. When she was 11, her father was murdered by the Taliban, and so she was forced to evacuate her birth country of Afghanistan alongside her mother and four sisters.
Nadia Nadim remembers the moment she fell in love with football.
Nadia Nadim discusses 'unbreakable' mindset as a refugee, advocacy for women and girls in Afghanistan
Racing Louisville FC striker Nadia Nadim joined CBS Sports podcast Attacking Third this week to discuss Louisville's recent Women's Cup title, partnering with the city of Louisville in support of refugees, and her advocacy for women and girls of Afghanistan. Nadim and her family fled Afghanistan amidst Taliban rule over...
The Danish footballer Nadia Nadim, whose father was executed by the Taliban, says she does not believe the group's promises to women and girls. Nadim, who fled Afghanistan as a child and lived in a refugee camp in Denmark, told Sky News it has been upsetting watching her father's killers return to power.
Denmark striker Nadia Nadim tells Football Focus about her experiences fleeing Afghanistan as a child refugee more than 20 years ago, as the Taliban, who killed Nadia's father, regain control of the country after the withdrawal of coalition troops. Watch Football Focus, streaming now on iPlayer.
At the end of the year, Nadia Nadim will join the tens of thousands of medical students who will exchange their short white coats for the long ones of practicing physicians. Unlike other future doctors, this soon-to-be reconstructive surgeon has also been wearing a uniform that's more than white. She has donned brightly colored red, purple, or blue jerseys as a striker for teams in the US National Women's Soccer League and the Danish National football team.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Racing Louisville FC’s newest addition is none other than Nadia Nadim. The dominant forward had 10 goals and four assists, helping Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to its first Division 1 Féminine title earlier this year. So, it's safe to say all eyes are on Nadim. What You Need...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Racing Louisville FC forward Nadia Nadim isn't just a soccer player. "I can communicate with most people, I guess," Nadim laughed. Nadim speaks -- at least -- seven different languages and she says it comes in handy on the pitch. Born in Afghanistan and a member of the Denmark National Team, she's been all over the world and now she finds herself in the Derby City, with one main goal in mind.
How did Nadia Nadim learn to speak 11 languages? People want to know more about the Afghan-Danish footballer after a recent feature described her as a role model. Nadia Nadim was born on 2 January 1988 in Herat, Afghanistan, where she was raised by her mother and father, a general in the Afghan army, together with her four sisters.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to a release from Racing Louisville FC, the club has signed forward Nadia Nadim. The 33-year-old comes by of Paris Saint-Germain, who just clinched its first Division 1 Féminine title last week. “We are delighted to have Nadia in our club and city,” Racing’s head coach...
Racing Louisville FC signed European sensation Nadia Nadim from Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year contract including allocation money running through 2023. The forward previously thrived in the NWSL, featuring for Sky Blue FC - now known as NJ/NY Gotham FC - and the Portland Thorns before transferring to Europe. In...