Meet the Saudi all-girl soccer squad on a mission to save the planet

Introducing Saudi's wokest women's football team (all wearing Arwa Al Banawi, of course)
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Meet the Saudi all-girl soccer squad on a mission to save the planet

Stomping around Copenhagen wearing custom kits by Arwa Al Banawi with WE ARE A KINGDOM emblazoned on the back in both block capitals and Arabic calligraphy, the hijab-clad Saudi Greens Team certainly showed the world they're a force to be reckoned with. 

The all-female soccer squad stormed the  Danish capital for the Global Goals World Cup - the first activist football tournament for women campaigning for change in critical issues including poverty, hunger, health, education, gender equality and climate change.

The Global Goal the Green Teams chose to champion was Life on Land - to protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

The team revealed, "It was the first time for us to participate in the GGWCup. We met teams from all around the world who came to join forces to achieve sustainable development goals. Some worked to reduce inequalities, others worked for green energy, and we worked for Life on Land. What was important was to see the power of sports bringing nations together for peace, working for our earth, and sharing experiences."  

Photos: Instagram @greens.saudi