A simply beautiful FIFA fan video

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Follow two American soccer fans as they live their dream of cheering for their National Team at the Women’s World Cup. Little did they know, they would discover a place where ancient rainforests meet a modern city… a land where soaring mountains meet endless skies…

Your FIFA Fan Guide to the Women’s World Cup in Vancouver!

Photo: Ted McGrath | Flickr

Photo: Ted McGrath | Flickr

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off on Saturday and runs until July 5, culminating with the final match at BC Place stadium on July 5 at 4 pm.

Whether you plan to catch the action inside the stadium or not, here are some ways to soak up the soccer vibe in Vancouver over these exciting 30 days of sport!

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Your FIFA Fan Guide to the Women’s World Cup in Vancouver!

2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Set to Kick Off June 8 in Vancouver (Ticket starting at $20)

Photo credit: YVRPhoto | Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: YVRPhoto | Wikimedia Commons

Vancouver is about to become the centre of the soccer universe. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 6, with a total of nine matches played in Vancouver, including the all important final on July 5.

The largest women’s sporting event in the world, the competition sees 24 international teams vying for the coveted cup, including the Canadian squad that brought home bronze at the London 2012 Olympics. During the month-long event, teams face off in Vancouver and five other Canadian cities (Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton), making the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup the country’s first coast-to-coast sporting event.

The centre of all the action in Vancouver is B.C. Place Stadium, home of the Vancouver Whitecaps football club, where tickets to early-stage matches start as low as $20.15 (before taxes and service fees).  Continue reading:
2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Set to Kick Off June 8 in Vancouver (Ticket starting at $20)

Celebrate at the FIFA Fan Zone

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Let’s celebrate the beautiful game together, Vancouver! The City and FIFA invite you and your family to join us at the Fan Zone in downtown Vancouver at Larwill Park during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM, June 6 – July 5.

This free, family-friendly soccer-celebration destination has been created to welcome the world and share the spirit of the World Cup with Vancouverites and visitors alike.

Check the 12-day schedule and plan your visits at http://vancouver.ca/fanzone!

Australia’s Women’s National Team (“The Matildas”) Invite Public to Attend Open Practice

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Australia’s Women’s National Team will be holding a training camp in Vancouver ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, which kicks-off in just 16 days! Local club soccer coaches, players, and the public have an opportunity to observe the Matildas training in their own backyard. This rare experience will also include a Q&A session for club coaches with Australia’s WNT Head Coach, Alen Stajcic; and a player meet-and-greet for all.

When: Tuesday, 26 May
10:00-12:00 Open Session
12:00-13:30 Q&A Session and Player Meet & Greet

Where: Trillium Fields, 600 National Avenue, Vancouver

Goal! Vancouver to Host 2015 Women’s World Cup

photo: fifa.com

photo: fifa.com

Soccer fans, start your planning: The most important event in women’s soccer is coming to Vancouver. FIFA has just announced that the city will host the gold medal game of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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Goal! Vancouver to Host 2015 Women’s World Cup