Girl's soccer team disqualified after tournament organizers say she looks like boy

Girl's soccer team disqualified after tournament organizers say she looks like boy

Girl's soccer team disqualified after tournament organizers say she looks like boy

Mili Hernandez explained her hairstyle to WOWT: "When my hair starts to grow I put it short because I've always had short hair".

Milli's skill allows her to play alongside 11-year-olds even though she is younger.

"It's what she likes", he said.

Her father, Gerardo Hernandez said Mili was in shock.

Organizers at a Nebraska soccer tournament recently disqualified Mili Hernandez and her team from participating in the tournament's final match. As part of an official statement, officials said, "Nebraska State Soccer does not run the tournament, nor is it involved in any of the decisions the tournament makes with regards to rules, players, or teams".

But Mili isn't letting just one narrow-minded decision get her down. "She even was crying after they told us.She was crying". Her family claims they showed Mili's insurance card to tournament organizers to prove she's a girl, but it wasn't enough. "I didn't like my hair long", she told WOWT news. Mili's family believes the team was disqualified because of the way Mili looks.

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Springfield Soccer Club organizers declined comment to WOWT 6 News, instead directing requests to their attorney.

Bianco said soccer clubs provide player names and genders for the rosters and are responsible for noticing any mistakes and fixing them.

As a result, the team did not play on Sunday in a game that would send the victor to the tournament semifinals, Farivari said.

A family from Nebraska is outraged over how their 8-year-old daughter was treated at a soccer tournament.

"They didn't want to listen", added Mili's brother, Cruz. By Monday she was back to dribbling a soccer ball and obsessing about her favorite team, Guadalajara's Chivas. "They made her cry".

Mili won't let the incident stop her from playing.

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