Nadia Nadim is one of the fastest rising stars in football and now one of the ITV Euros experts.
The female soccer player who makes a career in front of the camera and on the pitch.
Nadia is part of UEFA Euro 2020 coverage, which has been postponed to June 2021 due to the pandemic.
She has joined other soccer stars like Ashley Cole and Graeme Souness.
Who is Nadia Nadim?
Nadia was born on January 2, 1988 in Afghanistan.
She had a difficult upbringing due to conflict in her home country.
In 2000, her father was executed by the Taliban.
“The only thing I thought about was to stay alive, you know, to survive until the next day,” she said CNN sports.
“I was just looking, ‘Okay, what’s going to happen? What is happening now? How can I survive until the next morning? ‘”
As a result, her family fled to Denmark, where she started playing football.
Her talent quickly showed and she rose through the ranks.
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Nadia was originally banned from joining the Danish national team due to a residence regulation.
That didn’t stop her, however.
FIFA was then challenged and changed its rules so that it could join.
She made her debut for the team in 2009. In the same year she played at all three Danish UEFA Women’s Euro Games.
Her success led her to make her Champions League debut in 2012.
In 2019 she signed with Paris Saint-Germain.
What is Nadia doing now and is she married?
At 33, Nadia is considered a footballer on the older side.
As a result, she has worked hard on what she wants to achieve after her match career is over.
She is studying medicine in Denmark.
Nadia had previously given hope to work as a reconstructive surgeon.
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She recently told The Guardian: “There will come a time as a surgeon where all the responsibility will be mine and it will be more extreme than anything I’ve ever experienced.
“I know the value of helping a person when they have no hope. I am a walking reminder of it.
She added, “Somebody’s face can be blown up and it is difficult for them to exist. I want to give them back something of their identity. “
Nadia is currently single. She has focused on her career in football.
Therefore, it is not currently considered to be with anyone.
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