Exclusive english text courtesy Sydney Homeless Translation service.
original(italian) at http://bit.ly/dVDD4 
29 June 2009
Homeless World Cup Mlan-2009

Homeless World Cup Mlan-2009

In Milan the World of homeless
All ‘Arena 480 children of 48 countries will challenge 6-13 September
MILANO FRANCESCO VELLUZZI It all ‘Italy. It is up to Milan. It will be the city that will host the 2015 ‘Expo to host’ Homeless World Cup 2009 ‘, 7th edition of the football tournament against 4 of 4 football road reserved for the homeless. The date of ‘event, which has an important social role, is set at: 6-13 September. The location: l ‘Arena Parco Sempione. 480 players are the ‘players’ expected, representing 48 countries. Men and women, between 25 and 30 years, selected through special programs and social reintegration united by a desire to exit the condition of exclusion and poverty. L ‘idea of’ organization is to make them sleep in the barracks in Milan and surroundings. The report drawn up every year at the end of the event that 77% of the participants, after having played the tournament, has improved their living conditions and has found new reasons to live. Demonstrate that sport has the power to change the social status of people is the ‘target’ Homeless World Cup. ” Stands are many prominent personalities who are involved in the event and have become ambassadors. Éric Cantona is the ‘official ambassador, but Rio Ferdinand and Didier Drogba are an active part of the project sponsored by large groups such as Nike and Vodafone. In most c ‘is the contribution of’ director and actor Colin Farrell, who also created the documentary on the review. Candido Cannavò in Italy, just one week before the disappearance, he was particularly touched by ‘initiative coming to Milan. And for this the organizers have decided to spend the ‘event to’ former director of the Gazzetta dello Sport that has always been attentive to social issues.

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