Supported by “Football For Hope” and Instituto Português do Desporto e da Juventude, this initiative promotes the practice of sport as an innovative strategy for social intervention
Gatans Lag, the Homeless World Cup National Partner in Sweden, enjoys wide support for their football programmes, which tackle social exclusion in Sweden. Two of the most prominent individuals to show their support are Pia Sundhage and Henrik Larsson, both giants of Swedish football history.
Markus Schopp is a former Austrian national team football player, as well as a coach for Sturm Graz in the 2012-2013 season. His footballing and coaching skills are having a significant impact on the lives of participants of the programmes ran by Initiative Goal, the Homeless World Cup National Partner in Austria,