International Women's Day | Let's celebrate it together


Written by Lasse

On the occasion of International Women's Day (8th of March) we want to celebrate, support and motivate all the female football players. Join us, when we dive into the women's world of football as it is today. #internationalwomensday

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide on the 8th of March - a day dedicated to women and their rights as well as their historical achievements. It also reminds us that we still have a long way to go in terms of gender equality in various fields, and this is also the case in the world of football. All over the world, girls and women are playing football with great passion. Approximately 60 million women & girls are playing football according to FIFA. And during FIFA Women's World Cup in 2019, we saw an increasing interest in women’s football.

The new dedication and steady growth still have untapped opportunities and it is Unisport's passion to further support girls who play football. Therefore we would like to show you the best women's products, the best female players and of course take a look into the 2020 entertaining FIFA Women's World Cup.

Football gear for women

Step onto the field and be ready to dominate the opponent in women's football clothes & boots from Unisport. Most football and training equipment is actually unisex, to be used by both men and women. But naturally we also offer equipment designed for women only. Football shirts for women are slightly different than the ones for men: the fit is tailored to fit women and the shirts generally have slimmer waists and a wider cut around the chest.

We have the right sports gear you need with our selection of football products to choose from. Either a player or a fan - we have you covered!

Explore our collection of football boots, football shirts, sport tops, goalkeeper gloves, training wear, base layer and equipment for women. You can even print your own name and number on your new football shirt, or name and flag on your new football boots.

Show your support to your favorite women's team or player now!

Show your knowledge and WIN

To celebrate International Women’s Day even more, we’ve made a quiz about this summer's female football championship in England! Answer all questions correctly - then you have the chance to win amazing prizes!

The main prize? If you answer all 6 questions correctly you are in the draw of winning a PUMA team kit with names and numbers for your football team PLUS a PUMA football shirt and a pair of PUMA boots free of choice for yourself, so you're match ready for the season ahead! Everyone who participates in the quiz is also included in the draw of a free PUMA football shirt.

Try the quiz and find out how much you really know about this Summer's biggest football event in England.

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Women’s Football

UEFA Women's EURO 2022

UEFA Women's EURO 2022 will be played from 6 to 31 July in England with 15 other nations joining the hosts. Hundreds of thousands of fans are expected to attend the tournament and millions more will watch the globally televised event. We will see some of the world’s best players in action as 31 matches are played at 10 venues across England. The final will be staged at the iconic Wembley Stadium.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019

One of the biggest highlights in women's football in recentt years must be the 8th edition of FIFA Women's World Cup. It was held in France during the summer of 2019 and it was France’s first time ever to host. That is a bit odd, because the French Division 1 Féminine includes teams such as Paris Saint-Germain Féminine and Olympique Lyonnais Féminin, and the latter might be the most successful women's club team in recent years.

The FIFA Women's World Cup winners was, as many times before, the United States of America. This World Cup win was their fourth World Cup title out of eight possible. That is what you would call a succesfull and powerfull team!

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The increased interest in women’s football were shown in new records in broadcasting of the tournament. FIFA forecasted over a billion spectators at the final across all platforms in the world. The increasing interest in women's football were also exemplified in an episode between the, at that time, American president Donald Trump and USA's star player Megan Rapinoe. Whether or not you agree with either Trump or Rapinoe, you have to admit that this episode is a perfect example of the huge attention drawn towards women's football nowadays.

Speaking of the main star player of the World Cup, let’s have a look at who dominates the world of women's football.

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Women's football star players


Let's start off with one of the legends in women's football. She is Brazilian. She has been called "Pelé in skirts" - by Pelé himself. And has been honored with a top-3 placement in 13 occasions at The Best FIFA Women's Player (former FIFA World Player of the Year) awards. You might have guessed it. And if you guessed Marta, you are correct. Marta is a living legend, not only in women's football but in the whole world of sports. She also needs a shout out, because she set the record for most goals scored at FIFA World Cups - a record that stands for both genders. By scoring two goals for Brazil in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019, she has scored 17 goals in total across all world cup editions - one more than the German male legend Miroslav Klose. If she wasn't a legend before, then no one can deny that she is a legend now.

Lucy Bronze

Moving on from a former big star to maybe the biggest star of women’s football nowadays. We are of course talking about the English footballer Lucy Bronze. Bronze is having some unbelievable years at the moment, as she won the UEFA Women's Champions League and French Division 1 Féminine three years in a row with Olympique Lyonnais Féminin. Now she has returned to Manchester City after a three years successful spell in France. Besides her club glory, Bronze has also experienced a lot of personal success. She won the UEFA Women's Player of the Year Award in 2019 as the first English footballer ever. And at the end of 2020, she was also named FIFA’s Best Women’s Player of the Year - as the first defender and the first English footballer to do so. Some pretty decent years for Lucy Bronze - not only individually but also for her club.

Pernille Harder

If you don’t think Lucy Bronze is the best player at the moment, this woman might be your choice instead. And we understand why! Pernille Harder is stacking up on some amazing achievements in these years. Leading VfL Wolfsburg to four doubles - Frauen-Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal Frauen - in her four years in Germany must be labelled as a huge success, right? In 2018 and 2020 she also led ‘Die Wölfinnen’ to two UEFA Women's Champions League finals, where they sadly lost to Olympique Lyonnais Féminin and Lucy Bronze twice. And if you aren’t convinced about Harder’s abilities, here are some more reasons. She won the UEFA Women's Player of the Year Award 2020 and 2018, and she is the most expensive female footballer in history, as her success in Germany resulted in Harder being sold to Chelsea for a world-record high fee.

Wendie Renard

The French footballer Wendie Renard from Olympique Lyonnais Féminin might not be the first football player you would stumble upon, when checking out personal acclaiments and individual awards. But that is a bit of a shame. Being seen as an institution in one of the most successful clubs in the history of women’s football, she is undoubtedly one of the best female players ever. One thing that shows that, is that she might be the female footballer with most trophies in her cabinet! She has won 33 (!) trophies at Lyon. Out of those 33 trophies, you’ll find seven UEFA Women's Champions League titles and 14 Division 1 Féminine titles. So that’s why we think she is in the very top of best players in women’s football.

Alexia Putellas

Last but not least, the greatest female player around; Alexia Putellas. She is definitely in a league for herself. Only two years back, Putellas was not among football's glitterati, even though she had been presence for both Barcelona and the Spanish National team for years. That has now changes as she over the the last few months she has won many individual awards, such as; the Ballon d'Or, Best Fifa Women's player, and Uefa Player of the Year, just to name a few. And it is not only the awards who speaks for her talent, so does her statistics. She scored 26 goals and provided 19 assists in Barcelona's Treble-winning. In September she scored her 150th Barca goal, and finished 2021 with 93 Spanish appearances having become the most-capped player for the women's team, who were unbeaten in the calendar year. A little fun fact; Ever since she was a kid she wanted to play for Barcelona and now that dream has come true. Her beliefs are that football has no gender, as she as a kid played with only boys and there was never a problem with that and she wants the new generation of footballers to normalise it. "Football belongs to everyone"- Alexia Putellas.

Other female football stars

The list is long and we could mention many more female star players such as Alex Morgan, Ada Hegerberg and Sam Kerr. Women’s football is more popular than ever - and it won’t stop for now. We at Unisport will keep supporting female players, the progress and help more people to join the beautiful game of football - either of their gender.

Show your support to your favorite women's team or player now!