WELCOME TO HOMELESS WORLD CUP CHILE 2014
At 47, Chang Yong had spent most of his life suffering from depression and alcohol abuse. Through football, he has learnt to live again.
UEFA launches its first ever Social Responsibility Report featuring Homeless World Cup partnership.
Supported by “Football For Hope” and Instituto Português do Desporto e da Juventude (IPDJ), this initiative promotes the practice of sport as an innovative strategy for social intervention.
The Homeless World Cup counts more than 70 international partners around the world. More than 40 also engage with women and use the power of football to help enpower them.
We have asked him to tell his story here.
Want to be part of the Homeless World Cup team during our next annual tournament in Chile? Our International Volunteering Programme may be for you!
Carlos Alvarado, Denis Mendoza and Anthony Ticse were all part of team Peru that traveled to Mexico in 2012 to represent their country. Today, they tell us about their experience and what has changed in their lives.
They invited 20+ players to a special lunch, to talk about previous experiences and find out what everyone was doing now.
Before hosting the annual tournament in 2014, Chile is ready to host the Futbol Calle Copa America that will take place from November 8th to November 10th in Santiago.
After her participation last year in Mexico Homeless World Cup, Pamela, the goalkeeper from Mexican team learned that losing can teach you so many things