June 10, 2019
2019 Women's World Cup - Day 4
The 2019 Women’s World Cup is underway! Over the next month, players from the national teams of 24 countries will compete, with the final match in the biggest Women’s World Cup yet taking place on July 7th in Lyon, France.
We’re celebrating the eighth edition of the tournament with a series of Doodles by guest artists representing each of the competing countries to capture the local excitement of the competition, as well as what the event means to them personally.
Stay tuned for more from the artists, and best of luck to all the players!
Today's Featured Artist Q&A
with early sketches and drafts of illustrations
Q: What does ⚽mean to you personally?
Argentina – Xoana Herrera
A: Football means being together, watching the game surrounded by friends and family, drinking mate and eating pastries, and screaming while encouraging the team!
Cameroon – Reine Dibussi
A: When I was little I used to play football with my friends, girls and boys! I still have a ball at home. I love the sport and always love to see women playing it!
Canada – Jenn Liv
A: I have very fond memories of watching the Women's World Cup with my dad as a young child. I still recall the excitement I felt back then. It was the first time I ever felt such an emotional impact from watching sports.
Japan – Ayumi Takahashi
A: To me, football is like art. It's borderless and speaks to everyone, no matter where you are from.