Children in Brazil see football as path to future

World Today

Brazil’s dream of beating its own record of 5 championships is growing, especially among thousands of children from low-income communities who dream of becoming football stars.
Programs that use football for social inclusion, such as the one operated by the legendary player Zico, are on the rise. Lucrecia Franco reports from Rio.

Children in Brazil see football as path to future

Children in Brazil see football as path to future

Brazil's dream of beating its own record of 5 championships is growing, especially among thousands of children from low-income communities who dream of becoming football stars. Programs that use football for social inclusion, such as the one operated by the legendary player Zico, are on the rise. Lucrecia Franco reports from Rio.