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Homeless World Cup offers hope

Published: Friday 19 August 2011, 10.10CET
We find out how football is offering hope for the homeless.
Published: Friday 19 August 2011, 10.10CET

Homeless World Cup offers hope

We find out how football is offering hope for the homeless.

A unique event uniting homeless people from all over the world since 2003, the Homeless World Cup uses football to give the homeless an opportunity to change their lives. With the ninth edition of the event taking place in August 2011, we find out more from organisers, former players and ambassador of the 2011 Paris event, Emmanuel Petit.

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