'I was pleased that was not me': Former World Cup winners discuss Luis Rubiales incident.

The documentary "Copa 71," which premiered Thursday at the Toronto International Film Festival, follows women players who overcome sexist officials to host the inaugural

Women's World Cup. According to two members of that winning side, Spanish soccer federation chief Luis Rubiales' actions suggest little has changed in almost 50 years. 

According to Birte Kjems, "I was glad it was not me, because I don't know what [I would have done]," as Stengaard slapped her teammate.

A Friday interview in the Los Angeles Times Studio at TIFF reflected "Copa 71's" rowdy description of the unsanctioned 1971 competition in Mexico City.

The film, co-directed by Rachel Ramsay and James Erskine, is highly entertaining with remarkably detailed reconstruction.

 footage and emotional conversations with members of the Danish, French, Mexican, Italian, and English teams. 

However, it doesn't shy away from the misogynistic furor that surrounded the event, established by FIFA and fueled by the media. 

"We're trying not to be depressing." "We wanted to make it a cheerful, joyous, visual, and colorful film. You want to enjoy watching.

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