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Stella and the life-changing power of the Homeless World Cup

6 monthes ago   |   By The Big Issue

Ask Marlon Brando - Stella is a good name to shout .
The last time the Homeless World Cup was played on UK soil, three years ago in Glasgow, the undoubted MVP was the Greek women's goalkeeper, in spirit if not talent.
Like so many of us whose enthusiasm for the game outstrips our ability, 59-year-old Stella was stuck in goals. During a match against Argentina with one minute left on the clock, Greece was 11-2 down. But Stella was not out.
Take a look at this, one of the greatest moments in sporting history:
As she punched the air, even though all she'd done was pick a ball up from the...
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