Nadia Nadim

Racing Louisville's Nadia Nadim expected to be back from ACL tear in June, possibly before

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. ...
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Nadia Nadim speaks out against NWSL amid Paul Riley allegations

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...

Racing Louisville's Nadia Nadim out for rest of season due to injury

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.
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Nadia Nadim: ‘I’m Actually the Picture of Everything the Taliban Don’t Want Their Women to Be’

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.

Football Focus: Nadia Nadim on fleeing Afghanistan as a child refugee

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.
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Soccer Star Med Student Fled the Taliban, About to Be Doctor: A Q&A With Nadia Nadim

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.

Meet Racing Louisville FC's newest player, Nadia Nadim

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...

Racing Louisville's Nadia Nadim accepts the challenge in the Derby City

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? Footballer's life explored

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.

Racing Louisville FC sign PSG forward Nadia Nadim

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...