Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to Play For Change

Lannister landing a new lead as UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.

Today, Jaime Lannister aka Nikolaj Coster-Waldau – the actor with a key role in HBO’s Game of Thrones – will take on the role as referee at the Global Goals World Cup in NYC – his first job as the newly appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.

New York, 17 Sept. 2016 - OFFICIAL PORTRAITS APPROVED -Globally acclaimed actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, best known for his starring role as Jaime Lannister on HBO’s Game of Thrones, at a ceremony in New York where he was named as the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) newest Goodwill Ambassador. Credit: Freya Morales / UNDP

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau with Eir Soccer’s Global Goals ball yesterday at UNDP.

Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau made his name in the 1994 thriller Nightwatch and numerous other screen roles before his major break as golden-boy knight Jaime Lannister, a.k.a. the Kingslayer, on HBO’s Game Of Thrones.

The Global Goals World Cup is an open women’s amateur soccer tournament designed to expand the scope of a conventional sport event and draw on the perspectives of creatives, academics, and activists, to merge true global citizenship with the game of soccer. To qualify, teams have to play and take action for one of their favorite 17 UN Global Goals.

The Global Goals World Cup is powered by Eir Soccer and UNDP – who are proudly supported by Social Good Summit, Save the Children and The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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