Football

A man in a red football kit with his back to the camera kicks a football towards the net and a goalkeeper in yellow.
Special Olympics Belgium athletes and refugees who are living in Belgium came together to demonstrate the power of inclusion at a recent Special Olympics Unified Football Competition in Brussels.
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Female players stand in circle with hands in air.
More than 200 delegates from 12 countries took part in the inaugural Special Olympics International Football Championship held in Chennai, from 3 August to 6 August 2019.
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A group in red football kits stand on a football pitch with their arms around each other facing the camera smiling.
Speaking at his team’s Gothia Special Olympics Trophy debut in Gothenburg, Special Olympics Sweden athlete, Joakim Lantz discusses what it takes to be a good leader.
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A team in blue football kits gather together in front of the goals on a pitch with their hands in the air.
Through the power of football, a strong bond has developed between SKF and Special Olympics France athletes.
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Unified Sport Football (America Soccer) teams on the pitch for a group photo.
Unified Partners to compete in East vs. West All-Star match at ESPN Wide World of Sports as part of MLS All-Star week festivities.
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A group of men in blue shorts and white t-shirts stand together around one man who is holding a trophy. They have their mouths open as if shouting or cheering.
For one week every year, Gothenburg, Sweden is consumed by football fever as the Gothia Cup takes hold of the city—and the Gothia Special Olympics Trophy is right at the heart of it!
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Goal keeper on the field in the goal box.
The DC United verses New England Revolution unified game that took place 12 July 2019 as part of the Global Week of Inclusion in partnership with Major League Soccer and ESPN.
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Women in football/soccer jerseys run after a football on a green pitch.
Suzanne van den Einden-Brok from The Netherlands is both a Special Olympics Athlete Leader and a dedicated footballer. Now she’s combining her talents on a mission open up the beautiful game to ALL women and girls!
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Special Olympics - Keep up with the Girls
‘Keep Up With the Girls’ is a new Special Olympics project, supported by Erasmus+ across 20 European countries, aimed at getting women and girls with and without intellectual disabilities involved in football.
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