Never in my wildest dream. That's all we can say. Can't really remember (or there's really no such thing in the past) when was the last time a football team from this helplessly basketball crazy country ever beaten a world powerhouse in football such as Brazil! No, not like Brazil but Brazil the nation itself. Yeah, you may call this just a bunch of street kids playing in unheralded Street Child World Cup by hey, Brazil is Brazil and Brazil is football and football is Brazil. You can't split them apart. You can bet there are tens of thousands street children playing football even in the narrowest and darkest of alleys in Brazil. But I say, when was the last time you see a group of street kids playing football in the streets of this country?
“We are a football team from a ‘basketball’ country that’s participating in a football tournament made up of teams from ‘football’ countries,” says Ed Formoso, manager of the team. “So how much of a chance do we really have in this event? It’s a question asked of me by so, so many. But when you believe so much in a project, and especially when you pray, you learn to believe that miracles might-can-will happen. So, will winning games in South Africa be a miracle? This is a team built on prayer and it has already won by getting as far as this. This far, these kids - it’s a miracle team already.”
With all due respect to Nora Aunor but mayroon himala.
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