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Street Child United Opens Football Pitch in Rio’s Complexo da Penha

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NGO non-profit organization, Street Child United, and Chevrolet inaugurated a community football (soccer) pitch and a playground in the Complexo da Penha favela in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone) on Saturday, May 30th. The installations will give children in the community a safe place to play and enjoy themselves.

Former Seleção world champion and Arsenal player Gilberto Silva attended the event as an ambassador for the charity. Having such a pitch "is important, because you give the children a space to play, to dream and . . .

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