• Short Summary

    27-year-old Claudine Vidal, who has enjoyed considerable success as a goal scorer in women's football matches in Uruguay, has been the centre of a fortnight-long controversy....

  • Description

    27-year-old Claudine Vidal, who has enjoyed considerable success as a goal scorer in women's football matches in Uruguay, has been the centre of a fortnight-long controversy.... and all because she wants to play for a top men's team with whom she has signed up. The Sud American football club of paysandu... 350 kilometres (200 miles) northwest of Montevideo.... had planned to play Miss Vidal as a centre-forward, bur referees and local newspapers have voiced strong objections.... the referees threatening to boycott any gage she was picked to play in. While the controversy continues, Miss Vidal, who a schoolteacher, is still training with the men. The club has yet to included her in a team match.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEX4JSR2AXO0NMQ2O8NT05ZRFY
    Media URN:
    VLVAEX4JSR2AXO0NMQ2O8NT05ZRFY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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