Harald Schmied, co-founder of the Homeless World Cup has been awarded the Merit Badge of the Republic of Austria. This is one of the highest awards anyone can receive in the country. Schmied’s life-long commitment to social change was celebrated when Alois Stöger, the current Minister of Social Affairs in Austria, presented him with the emblem […]
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The Homeless World Cup trophy has a colourful history – designed by homeless people to express their own vision of overcoming homelessness trough football, it only barely made it to the first tournament in Graz.
The Homeless World Cup was conceived in 2001 in a bar in Cape Town, South Africa.
Austria and Scotland – two of the original Homeless World Cup teams – face off and take founders back in time
A well-deserved national award has come as a massive boost to the Homeless World Cup national partner in Austria