Transgender Football In Mexico’s Most Dangerous Neighbourhood | A Battle For Acceptance

This film was devised and produced by Apuntes de Rabona. ADR are a member of COPA90’s Collective Network, a hand-picked group of publishers, artists and organisations who share our belief that football is more than a game.

Their film affirms football’s ability to break boundaries and destroy stereotypes. Tepito, Mexico is considered by many to be a dangerous neighbourhood, infested with crime and violence. ADR therefore set out to explore how a football team made up of transgender players have become loved and accepted by this unscrupulous neighbourhood.

This film was funded by our newly launched Creator Commissions
initiative. Each month, there is a grant of up to £1000 accessible to any COPA90 fan and filmmaker to tell a story they feel the football community should know about.

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Check out more from Apuntes de Rabona here:

Music credit:
Audio Network:
Cumbia Mexico – Juan Carlos Rodriguez Iker Gastaminza.
Jazzy Jazz – Andy Cooper
Nearing The End – Jackson Koepe
Gold Lambo-Jackson Koeper

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Great Old ft. Krazy – Dreams Money. Original song

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20 comentarios

  1. Transgenders shouldnt be in sports change my mind

  2. Copa 90 deleting comments should leave them to show how bad people still are I think these dudes are fucking weirdos but I’m not mad just like some people love anime I think there weirdos but I’m not angry over I

  3. When ever I click on these films they never seize to satisfy me they are the only vids on yt I can watch regardless of my mood ty so much guys.

  4. Vice already did this. Show some originality.

  5. All these triggered fascists make me laugh. Go back to your safespace if this video makes you uncomfortable.

  6. It's an amazing story… But why does there have to be a transgender football team? Can't they join the men's/women's teams?

  7. Wow this is a disgraceful video. Why would you push this demonic shit on people when NO ONE asked for it!!

  8. Please stop showing this shit down our throats. No one asked for this video ,stop trying to push your lefty agenda on the public

  9. They've tried to keep their bag of left-wing shit from bursting over the years, their Jeremy Corbyn video was it leaking, but this is it, it's finally spilt, all over the goddamn floor.

  10. Copa90 promoting positive comments (what very few there are) and actively ignoring the criticism. The very concept of 'transgender football' is totally outrageous, if you really are "in a battle for acceptance" then you'd play mens' or womens' football.

  11. Never seen so many dislikes on COPA90. Great film making!

  12. Oh for fucks sake no

  13. Who is the owner of this video?
    The Chanel of “apuntes de rabona” has the same video


  15. This video really brought out the sludge of this community. Damn some of these comments

  16. fucking Brussels lovers

  17. Damn, more dislikes already. Quite a shame. So many say “you do you” then proceed to be bigoted pricks. Great video, Copa90!

  18. Just leaving this here.

  19. oh dear, copa90 dying a painful slow death..


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