BRNO SUPERSONICS

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“Voy! Voy!” players shout, a disorienting echo. “He’s coming towards us!” the goalie shouts. “Four meters! Shoot!” the navigator yells.…

RED STARS

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“Freedom through football,” reads the graffiti on the wall of the shack. Below it, inside a red star, a footballer performs a bicycle…

RIYADH CHALLENGE

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In 2011, the Iranian women’s national team was reduced to tears after being forbidden from playing Jordan in a qualifying Olympic match…

CHIBA BRAINS FC

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“Kick it!” screams a spectator. “Please! Kick it!” A striker has dribbled through to just outside the box, met two defenders, and…

ARV SWALLOWS

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Zimbabwe has at least 1.4 million people living with the HIV virus, according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).…

AC PRIESTS

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“I play for you, my Lord, so that the scream for a goal can turn into an ode to friendship,” rings the pre-match “footballer’s prayer”…

AUTÔNOMOS FC

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Autônomos FC is a team of punks and anarchists whose uniforms reproduce the anarcho-syndicalist flag. They have no coach or captain and…

ALBINO UNITED

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Tanzania’s more than 100,000 albinos risk their lives every time they walk down the street, as albino body parts are believed to possess…

PANYI BUOYS

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Entirely surrounded by water, the small, floating village of Koh Panyi in Thailand hosted no sport other than boat racing until 1986,…

PALESTINE REDEEMERS

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In basic training, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) recruits are taught to aim at people’s legs. This is considered more “humane” unless, of…