Quote of the Day: In the Beginning – The New York Times

The French team at Le Bourget airport before departure for Mexico in 1971.CreditMarcel Binh/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

“It’s amazing how there has been a change of mentality. Women are no longer washing socks.”

~COLETTE GUYARD, 67, a French midfielder who took part in a 1971 game that FIFA calls the first women’s international match. Female players in that era were often told they should be doing housework.

Source: Quotation of the Day: In the Beginning – The New York Times

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