Football Fever Starts Here: 45,000 Athletes to Participate in 450 Events Across 50 Countries for Special Olympics European Football Week 2018May 18, 2018
As football fever heats up, Special Olympics European Football Week 2018 kicks off! From 19 to 27 May, 45,000 athletes across 50 countries will take to the pitches of Europe Eurasia and enjoy the beautiful game.
European Football Week, which involves a total of 450 events, is supported by UEFA, national football federations and clubs across the region and MetLife Foundation. It comes at as all eyes in the football world turn to the UEFA club competition finals.
The goal of this year’s European Football Week is to encourage more children and young people, those with and without intellectual disabilities, to play Unified football together and in doing so promote a healthy and active lifestyle.
Football (Soccer) Legend Didier Drogba Announced as Special Olympics’ newest Global AmbassadorMay 02, 2018
Global soccer legend to open doors and promote inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities