Norway players in brilliant documentary mocking stereotypes of women’s football

Norway will face England in the Women’s World Cup round of 16 and in the lead-up to the big match, NRK (Norway’s version of the BBC) produced a mockumentary that sees the players having some fun with sexist stereotypes of the women’s game.

Presented as the players “admitting the truth” to reporter Nicolay Ramm, every asinine opinion of women’s football from physical shortcomings to mental lapses and problematic lesbianism is addressed, highlighting the absurdity of the claims. It’s very well done and definitely worth a watch.

Meanwhile, one Norwegian newspaper is getting serious about the next match…