Iceland team shares a touching message supporting Carl Ikeme

2018-10-18T10:52:54+00:00October 18th, 2018|

Often, even though cultural differences outline polar opposite stereotypes, heartwarming  gestures have the power to unify distant people unexpectedly. Our last World Cup's story is about the touching sportsmanship message delivered by the Iceland team, at the dawn of the match against Nigeria: on June 17th, Bodvarsson tweeted a picture of the his squad [...]

Eric LeGrand. Endless support

2017-12-28T10:22:01+00:00December 28th, 2017|

Eric LeGrand was a member of Rutgers University’s football team and was on a clear path to a promising career in the NFL (National Football League-American).Tragedy struck when he was paralyzed whilst making a tackle in a game in October 2010 at the age of 20 years old. Eric LeGrand’s injury [...]

Morten Wieghorst’s misses a penalty on purpose

2017-12-14T10:18:23+00:00December 14th, 2017|

  This story is about an odd incident which happened during the international football match in 2003 between Denmark and Iran. As the game approached half-time, an Iranian player heard a whistle from the crowd that he misinterpreted as coming from the referee and figured the half was over. And so he [...]

The game nobody could forget

2017-11-30T11:20:50+00:00November 30th, 2017|

Jason McElwain, nicknamed J-Mac,  was born in Greece, New York in 1987 with autism. He initially struggled when interacting with other children, but began to develop social skills as he grew older. Although he was placed in special education classes, McElwain enjoyed basketball and was appointed as a manager of Greece Athena High School's varsity [...]

2017-06-12T15:25:54+00:00June 12th, 2017|

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