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Copa 71 PG rating

Buried for 50 years, this is the untold story of the 1971 Women’s World Cup – a tremendous, televised rollercoaster ride and a historic moment in football.

Documentary 2023 90 mins

Director: Rachel Ramsay and James Erskine



Some 20 years before FIFA established the Women's World Cup, Mexico hosted an unofficial women's football tournament in 1971 which drew teams from across the globe. Teams flocked from around the globe to take part in a tournament that packed out the enormous Azteca Stadium. Anecdotes from the players and lively archive footage make this groundbreaking moment a pitch-perfect story that’s taken five decades to tell.