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Pogba, Balotelli & footballers celebrate International Women's Day

13:05 GMT 08/03/2017
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Players and teams around the globe have paid tribute to the amazing work of the women in their lives and women everywhere

Every March 8, International Women's Day is celebrated all over the world to commemorate the struggle for women's rights

It is used to highlight the journey towards equality, with women celebrating their achievements, while men use it as a way to show their appreciation for the ladies in their lives.

Footballers around the globe have joined in the celebration, using their social media accounts to pay tribute to the struggle for women's rights and to also share with their loved ones.

Paul Pogba, Mario Balotelli and Gonzalo Higuain are just some of the names to celebrate the day.

 

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International Women's Day has been running for over 100 years, and this year's theme is Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.