For A Long term partnership with PluSport
For the third year in a row, we are supporting the Goal Plus – Play Football project, helping PluSport make football even more popular among disabled people.
Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo. The whole world knows who they are. Football is the most popular sport on our planet and, helping PluSport will make access to sport, and football in particular, easier for everyone, regardless of any disability.
Access to football, promotion of health and education of children and teenagers are key priorities for the UEFA Foundation for Children. Urs Kluser, the foundation’s general secretary, says: “We are proud to support disability football. This sport gives people pleasure, enables them to meet others and facilitates their social integration.”
In 2018, we included the Goal Plus project in a fascinating photographic exhibition showing the benefit of football in our activities with children and how it is used as a factor of social positive change.
In April, PluSport representatives will have a unique opportunity to celebrate the partnership during the UEFA Youth League (the Champions League equivalent for U-19 club teams) finals in Nyon-Colovray at the end of April, when participating players from all over Europe will join in various activities with disabled athletes as part of social awareness projects. PluSport will be in attendance with a blind football team and an inflatable training pitch, showcasing blind football to players and spectators alike.
We are proud to support disability football. This sport gives people pleasure, enables them to meet others and facilitates their social integration.”
- Urs Kluser, the foundation’s general secretary