A More Level Playing Field

Aug 17, 2023
5:01 PM

Colombia’s Daniela Arias celebrates at the end of the Women’s World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Jamaica and Colombia in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, August 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Hamish Blair)

The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup has featured new stars, new upset victories, and the rise of future title contenders.

To discuss the surprise success of non-European teams at the tournament, Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes back Brenda Elsey, professor of history and Latin American and Caribbean studies at Hostra University, and the author of Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America.