Football star Tayla Harris’s famous airborne kick has been immortalised with a bronze statue unveiled in Melbourne.
— theoutersanctum (@outersanctum01) September 10, 2019
Tayla Harris gets a statue ahead of the likes of Cathy Freeman, Lauren Jackson, Ellyse Perry, Sally Pearson, Karrie Webb and Michelle Timms? 🤨🤨
— Ronny Lerner (@RonnyLerner) September 11, 2019
Why did Tayla Harris get a statue at Fed Square exactly? Cause it was a good photo of a kick? I’m a bit baffled tbh.
— Ando (@Tigers_of_Old) September 10, 2019
The Tayla Harris statue holds striking similarities to the Nicky Winmar one in front of Optus Stadium.
You could argue there's 100s of players more worthy of a statue based on their playing career than Nicky; but what the image represents transcends his on-field impact.
— Todd Davey (@ToddJDavey) September 11, 2019
there's a statue of a bloke called Yabba at the SCG whose claim to fame is that he yelled out a bunch of things a few times. so i reckon the bar is low enough for an iconic moment like the Tayla Harris kick to qualify
— Vince Rugari (@VinceRugari) September 11, 2019
I went to see the Tayla Harris statue and on the base the plaque says “more than a kick” and that is exactly why the statue has been made.
Tayla Harris is the face of a movement and a turning point for women in sport, it’s not just about her achievements, it’s for much more.
— Lucy Watkin (@lucywato_) September 11, 2019
It’s about Tayla Harris, but it’s also about way more than Tayla Harris.
— Rudi (@RudiEdsall) September 11, 2019
The only thing I'm outraged about is the lack of Nat Fyfe statues. And yes, I meant plural.
If you're mad about Tayla Harris getting one, you need to re-evaluate your opinions.
— Matt Nicholls (@mattnicholls29) September 11, 2019
Surely no one's genuinely looking at that Tayla Harris statue and thinking it was made in praise of her individual achievements, rather than what that image of her and the community support of it meant. Short memories if so, or more likely being deliberately ignorant
— Josh Elliott (@JoshElliott_29) September 11, 2019