Street Child World Cup Rio 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Street Child World Cup in association with Save the Children is a global movement for street children to receive the protection, rehabilitation and opportunities that all children are entitled to. In April 2014 over 230 former street children from 19 countries joined in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for a football tournament, festival of arts and a participatory conference for children’s rights.
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The Street Child World Cup ended in spectacular fashion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after ten days in which 230 children from 19 countries played football, formed new friendships and helped to put children’s rights firmly on the international agenda – all with the blessing of the Pope. Brazil Girls and Tanzania Boys were the winners of the 2014 Street Child World Cup, organised in association with Save the Children. VIP Visitors to the event ranged from World Cup winners Bebeto and Gilberto Silva to Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. There was also a message from Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.