Nike Football

Why We Play

For the Future. For Each Other.

So, we're more than a little excited for this summer. Why? Because the best of the best are taking to the pitch to compete for the biggest trophy in football. But these players aren't just battling it out for a world title, they're showing the world what women can do.

Leading up to this epic moment, we wanted to ask some of the greatest athletes in the world: What does it mean to be changing sport for women everywhere?

Hear what sprinter Caster Semenya, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, basketball player Sue Bird and other trailblazers had to say.