Girl Soccer Player Faces Gender Rule in Argentina


14 September, 2018

She wears loose, white team clothing from Huracán de Chabas, her hometown, a little less than 400 kilometers north of the capital, Buenos Aires. Her player number is four. She uses white shoes and leg guards. Her long hair tied back is what makes her noticeably different from the other players.

In this Sept. 8, 2018 photo, Candelaria Cabrera controls the ball during a match between her team Huracan and Alumni, in Chabaz, Argentina.
In this Sept. 8, 2018 photo, Candelaria Cabrera controls the ball during a match between her team Huracan and Alumni, in Cha