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Pernille Harder: ‘I was the only girl in the team but they wanted to play with me’ | Suzanne Wrack

The Denmark and Wolfsburg striker, widely regarded as one of the best three female players in the world, has stood out from a young age and Champions League success is her next target

“I started playing when I was five or six years old. I played with boys until I was 11 because there was no girls’ team. It has always been accepted where I come from. Even though I was the only girl in the guys’ team, they wanted to play with me.”

It is not surprising the boys wanted to play alongside Pernille Harder. The Danish striker’s prolific goalscoring and clever play have lit up every league she has played in and she is widely regarded as one of the best three female players in the world. At the Frauen-Bundesliga champions Wolfsburg, whom she joined from Swedish side Linköpings at the start of 2017, Harder is the league’s top scorer with 11 goals in 11 games – five ahead of her nearest rivals.

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