The Beautiful Game: The Amputee World Cup

TSG’s The Beautiful Game series explores how soccer makes a difference around the globe.

Wish I had found this video yesterday, as many of the participants are veterans of war.

The Amputee World Cup concluded just over a week ago with Uzbekistan defeating Argentina 3-1 in the final match in front of 10,000 fans.

Here’s the only video I could find of a game between England and Haiti.

Much respect:

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Isaac on 2010/11/12 at 1:43 PM

    Amazing isn’t it? How far this game can spread? Brings a smile to my face to see these players.

    Reply

  2. Posted by PinowskiAP on 2010/11/12 at 6:28 PM

    fantastic piece, really inspiring.

    Reply

  3. Posted by Yvonne Mason on 2011/04/26 at 5:02 PM

    Wonderful! Thank you so much.

    Reply

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