Amanpour and Company

Michelle Akers on the Prejudices Female Soccer Players Face

Clip: 06/27/2019 | 2m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

As the Women’s World Cup galvanizes global attention like never before, Christiane Amanpour speaks to one of the titans of women’s soccer, Michelle Akers, about the challenges and prejudices female soccer players are forced to overcome.

Aired: 06/27/19

Rating: NR

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