The AFL has produced a new series on diversity in the game, and the first one is pretty darn cool.
Erin Byrnes

10 Aug 2016 - 7:42 AM  UPDATED 10 Aug 2016 - 7:45 AM

The AFL may have arrived late to the party on diversity and women, but you’ve got to hand it to them - they’ve made a damn fine entrance.

The league has created a series of short films celebrating cultural diversity in footy, and it’s bloody awesome.  

Young Melbourne footballer Asma Kassem and her Yemeni family are the focus of the first feature, which looks at how the 11 year old became involved in the game, and why she loves it.

Check it out below, and remind yourself that no matter how disenchanted we may get with the business of sports sometimes, their ability to change a life is unrivalled.

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