Manchester City Football Club has continued its long-term community commitment in Barranquilla through a training initiative that aims to inspire the next generation of football leaders for development around the world...
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FÚTBOL CON CORAZÓN
FCC is a non-profit organization that uses the pedagogical possibilities of football to help vulnerable communities overcome problems related to poverty and exclusion. It operates values-based after school football programs for boys, girls and adolescents. FCC helps prevent prostitution, early pregnancies, drugs, alcohol, gangs and other pressing social issues. It envisions a world of empowered young.
Children and youth in Timbiquí are heavily exposed to armed conflict violence linked to illicit activities. This exposure to violence, combined with excessive free time and a lack of mentors, puts them at risk of falling prey to illegal armed group recruitment and continuing the cycle of violence and the internal conflict.
We're please to announce that renown soccer extraordinaire Rademel Falcao "El Tigre", striker for Atletico Madrid and the Colombian National Team has joined our Colombian counterpart Fundación Fútbol con Corazón!