This Women's Football Team In Karachi Was Harassed For Wearing Shorts But Their Comeback Game Was World Cup Worthy

By Rameeza Ahmad | 29 Jun, 2018

‘Tis the season of football, my friends.

And for that very reason, the Karachi United Women’s football team has come into the spotlight as well.

The Karachi United Women’s Team was founded under Karachi United in 2010. Since then they have been playing tournaments at a national as well as an international level.

Source: Karachi United Women/Facebook

An Instagram account shared an image of the team in their uniforms and of course, some people were not very happy with the fact that they were wearing shorts.

But the women of Karachi United were anything but rattled since criticism is part and parcel of their job.

But this time, instead of ignoring the hate as usual. The women decided to make a video reading the mean comments and responding to them.

Source: Karachi United Women/Facebook

And their responses were hella funny.

The hate itself was pretty vicious.

Source: @mystapaki via Instgaram   

But the girls remained unfazed.

Some haters tried to be funny.

Source: @mystapaki via Instgaram

And to be honest, it worked and got a chuckle out of the football players.

Some people called them a national level shame.

Source: @mystapaki via Instgaram

Um, how about national treasures? Thank you!

Others decided to give them a whole entire lecture.

Source: @mystapaki via Instgaram

But it wasn’t all bad.

Source: @mystapaki via Instgaram
Source: @mystapaki via Instgaram

Faith in humanity restored. A little.

But in the end, the women talked about how this response is not new for them and they remain unfazed by it.

They had a message for the haters in the form of a hashtag, #LibaasChoroDimaghKholo

Source: Karachi United Women/Facebook

And honestly, a great message indeed.

You can watch the entire video here:

#KULadies Read Mean Comments

We aren't celebrities, and these aren't #meantweets, but #KULadies have a message for people who still can't believe that women in Pakistan play football! PS: Thanks to @mystapaki for taking a fantastic photo of us!#libaaschorodimaghkholo #hatersgonnahate #KULadies

Gepostet von Karachi United – Women's Squad am Donnerstag, 28. Juni 2018

Let’s not look at what people wear but what they can do instead. So what do you think about their message? Let us know in the comments!

This Football Club In Karachi Is Helping Underprivileged Footballers Fulfill Their Dreams

Our Women’s Football Team Captain Is Fighting Hard To Keep The Sport Alive In Pakistan

 

 


Cover Image Source: Karachi United Women/Facebook

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