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New Global Ambassador is Footballer Nakata

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Special Olympics announced today that Hidetoshi Nakata, a Japanese football legend who is considered one of the most famous Asian footballers of his generation, now joins the Special Olympics family as the movement's latest addition to the Global Ambassadors. Hidetoshi Nakata will support Special Olympics' efforts in promoting acceptance, inclusion and respect for people with intellectual disabilities by promoting participation and inclusion in Special Olympics Unified Sports®, and attending the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. A strong supporter for some time, Nakata specially designed a series of UNIQLO t-shirts for a fundraiser for Special Olympics Nippon, attended the 2013 Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games in Newcastle, Australia and most recently, supported a Special Olympics regional fundraising event in Taipei in April 2014.

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