The Matildas' - Australia's women's soccer team - poses with a nude calendar produced to promote women's soccer in Australia in Sydney 30 November Twelve players posed nude, some full frontal, for the controversial calendar which critics complain that sportwomen shouldn't have to strip to sell their sport. Australia's top women soccer players stripped it all off for a saucy calendar — and now they're being forced to strip the Olympic logo from it, too. Members of the Matildas took off their clothes for the Year calendar to help fund their team in the upcoming Summer Olympics, to be held next year in Sydney.
Twelve members of the Australian women''s national soccer team officially unveiled their nude calendar at a ceremony yesterday in Sydney, and the MORNING HERALD''s Michael Cockerill writes that the ev. Members of the France women's football FIFA World Cup squad have posed naked for German newspaper Bild so they can draw attention to their sport. Gaetine Thiney, 25, plus Elodie Thomis, 24, and Corine Franco, 27, said they posed provocatively for the pictures to spark controversy and generate.