International football star from Portugal writes a heartfelt Instagram note for footballer Karishma Ali

Fatima Pinto, international football star from Portugal, wrote a heartfelt post on Instagram for Pakistan’s first female football player from Chitral, Karishma Ali. Pinto, in her post highlights the struggle Karishma and girls in Chitral had to go through in order to practice the sport, mentioning that some had to walk 4 hours just to reach the first day of camp.

Karishma also made to Forbes 30 under 30 list for her efforts in creating a fair playing field for girls in Chitral and giving them the opportunity to play soccer. Ali, who is also the founder of the Chitral Women’s Sports Club, has represented Pakistan at the Jubilee Games in Dubai, and her team was the first women’s team from Pakistan to participate in the AFL International Cup.