But the more she dances the more she gets caught up in the lifestyle, the late nights and the lure of easy money.
Then, during weeks of investigative reporting, parliamentary hearings and talkback radio outrage, the truth came dribbling out.
The club is a microcosm of the changing landscape of Australian football.
Members of the North West Sydney Koalas Football Club.
In every scene, Katherine lets the Russian beast loose and gives a breathtaking performance.
Much has changed for women's football in Australia over the years and the Matildas are now one of the country's most popular sporting teams.