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Name Pernille Harder
Gender Female
Ethnic Danish
Job Danish Footballer
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Affiliation

Org Denmark Women National Team
Club as Player Wolfsburg Women FC

Relationship

Girlfriend Magda Eriksson

2018 02 17 Retrieve

I started playing when I was five or six years old. I played with boys until I was 11 because there was no girls’ team. It has always been accepted where I come from. Even though I was the only girl in the guys’ team, they wanted to play with me

2018 12 08 Retrieve

[Pernille Harder speaks after being named as The Guardian’s inaugural best women’s footballer in a list consisting of 100 players] It is important women are highlighted for their achievements and it’s important for young girls to know it’s cool to play football

2019 08 07 Retrieve

[Pernille Harder comments on she and her girlfriend Magda Eriksson’s kissing photo in Paris that went viral] It was crazy, the picture was tweeted all over the world – Argentina, Brazil … We’ve always just been natural, not so much thinking of being inspirations together, putting pictures up of each other or anything like that. But when we saw that photo and the comments around it, then it was really something; like: ‘We’re role models’. We had messages from a lot of young people, people of our age, but older people also

[Pernille Harder talks about comming out] If I came out in my home town I don’t think anyone would have hated me or anything, but I would have felt a bit alone about it. It was a bit like being a homosexual in this small place was weird and not normal, and no one was it. When I came into this new environment in Linköping it was totally normal and maybe that helped me to find myself and really realise that I could fall in love with a girl. I think it’s important that environments are open and people can talk about it more. Then everyone can just be themselves

2020 06 13 Retrieve

[Pernille Harder on playing against her partner Magda Eriksson] I don’t like it, but only because Magda’s so annoying as a defender! Honestly, once we’re on the pitch, it’s not an issue. I forget about the fact she’s my girlfriend, and she’s the same. She definitely doesn’t hold back!