7: EP7: 2003 - Caroline Jönsson on World Cup heartbreak and facing adversity


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In this episode of Changing The Game, Sweden legend and FIFPRO global board member Caroline Jönsson joins Ali Riley to discuss the 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup and share her perspective on the future of women’s football.

Looking back on her international career, Caroline reveals the difficulties she faced at the competition in the USA (25:50) and how important mental health and wellbeing is as a football player and in all areas of life (11:30).

With 80 caps for her country and several individual accolades, the conversation turns to Jönsson’s interest in sports psychology (16:30), her responsibilities as a former player (32:41) and why she became a FIFPRO global board member.

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