With the World Cup kicking off, Matildas: The World at Our Feet, gives you a closer look at the inspirational women’s national team.
If you’ve ever wanted to know the humble beginnings of some of the country's most elite players, be sure to watch this six-part series.
Following the stories of players including global superstar Sam Kerr, Ellie Carpenter and Mary Fowler, this team reveals the sacrifices made and struggles they’ve endured as they strive to become the best in the world’s most popular sport.
From spending time with these players on the field to the locker rooms and being granted access inside their homes, you’ll find out exactly what makes these athletes tick and how they thrive even in the most high-pressure circumstances.
Across the season, Matildas: The World at Our Feet will pull back the curtain to see players as they face their most gruelling challenge yet - this year’s World Cup on their home soil.
However, this series isn’t just your regular sports docuseries. Instead, it touches upon gender inequality and sexism still prevalent in sport and how the Matildas triumph despite this.
Sam Kerr, Captain of the Matildas, said of the series: “It’s been an incredible experience sharing our journeys with Disney+, both on the field and off, and I can’t wait for the world to see our true love, dedication and passion for the game and our country.”
But don’t just take Kerr’s word for it.
ESPN’s Stephanie Brantz said the show is ‘a must-watch for football fans and sports enthusiasts alike’.
“Through the captivating visuals, emotional interviews and unprecedented access to intimate behind-the-scenes footage, the series is an inspiring, educational and entertaining journey as we await kick-off in a tournament that will serve as the ultimate postscript to this unique viewing experience,” she wrote.
So, you’re cordially invited to a front-row seat for this season’s training sessions.
Be sure to watch Matildas: The World at Our Feet, now streaming on Disney+.
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