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Footballers on the field kicking the ball. Footballers on the field kicking the ball.
Annual Europe-wide sports initiative.
25 MAY – 2 JUNE 2024
European Football Week 2024: Martim’s Story
Martim from Special Olympics Portugal is one of 35,000 players from 45 countries taking part in Special Olympics European Football Week 2024. Discover what #EFW2024 and the game of football mean to him!


Special Olympics at UEFA EURO 2024: Excitement builds for athlete-volunteers in Hamburg!

Today, we catch up with a trio of volunteers: Emilio Jungclaus Miranda, Menja Radke and Steffi Rückner—two athletes and a coach from Special Olympics Hamburg.
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Special Olympics at UEFA EURO 2024: Athletes from Hessen Countdown to Kick Off!

Special Olympics athletes across Germany are in training to volunteer at UEFA EURO 2024 through a groundbreaking tandem volunteering programme inspired by the inclusivity of Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023.
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Thor and Joakim: One Coach, One Player, 25 Years

Swedish coach and player pair, Thor Guttormsen and Joakim Andersson, have undergone a long journey from new acquaintances to close friends, collecting accolades along the way and even attracting the attention of Zlatan Ibrahimovic!
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