Hearing the Beautiful Game: Soccer Without Sight
Brazil and soccer: the two are practically synonymous. In a country with over 200 million people, everyone gets a chance to play, including the blind. For Andre de Souza Carlos, soccer provided a fuel to keep fighting after he lost his vision. During matches, he and his teammates rely on their hearing to follow the ball, which has six rattles inside. The “beautiful game” truly knows no limits.
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