Homeless World Cup Success For Chile

‘The Red One’ has teamed up with Chile’s premier English language media group ‘I Love Chile‘ to provide even more news and comment on Chilean football.

While Claudio Borghi and his La Roja team struggle to find form in the World Cup qualifiers, Chile’s street football representatives have achieved glory in Mexico, overcoming the hosts 8-5 in the Homeless World Cup final.

Chile’s women also had a strong performance, finishing the tournament in third place after beating The Netherlands 6-5.

Striker Jorge Garcia was the star for the Chilean men, blasting five of the team’s eight goals. Chile reached the final after beating Brazil in the semi-final.

The Homeless World Cup is an initiative to have a positive impact on the lives of homeless and excluded people from all around the world.

The Mexico edition was the tenth version of the tournament.

This article originally appeared on I Love Chile.