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The Ball 2014

The Ball is a symbol of tradition, fair play and respect and a celebration of football’s capacity to bring people together all over the world.

New Model Army’s “Beautiful Game”

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Latest from The Ball 2018

KOSOVO – Crossing the Border into the “Republika e Kosoves”

30th April 2018 Since we cannot enter Kosovo directly via Serbia, we have to take an hour’s detour via Macedonia. At the border we stand in a long queue of cars and wait, and wait… We realize what it means to be outside the EU and far from the advantages of the Schengen agreement. The […]

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A Social Ball with a Mission

The Ball 2014 was made by prisoners in a rehabilitation project called Pintando a Liberdade in São Paulo, Brazil. Watch the video to see the impact this had on the lives of those involved.

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Working with Football Clubs

Many clubs are helping us fight for equality, education and tolerance in Germany, Brazil and around the world.

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Our Education Programme

The Ball relays positive social messages at schools and NGOs through storytelling, video, slideshows and physical activity.

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