Mubiru Reagan's life depends on a football scholarship. His dream is to emulate his idol, Fernando Torres, and be able to score a goal that will take his country, Uganda, to their first African Nations Cup. But above all he wants to study.

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Pablo De La Chica

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Papira Anthony Papira Anthony ... Himself
Vicente del Bosque ... Himself
Juan Mata
Sergio Ramos ... Himself
Mubiru Reagan Mubiru Reagan ... Himself
Fernando Torres ... Himself
Yaya Touré
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Featuring Fernando Torres, Sergio Ramos, Yaya Touré and Vincente Del Bosque, this inspiring story reveals the power of football to change people's lives. Hundreds of millions of kids play football every day. For many of them, football grants are the only way to access education or the ticket to a better future. In some cases, it is their only way to survive. The life of Mubiru Rigan depends on one of these sport grants. Mubiru Rigan, dreams of being the next Fernando Torres and scoring the goal that brings Uganda their first African Cup. But he never had an easy life. When he was 3 years old, his mother abandoned him in the toxic waste dump that surrounds Nelson Mandela's National Football Stadium in Uganda. For a while, Rigan survived by selling scrap metal and stealing, around waste and football, always on the run from local mafias. There, he was discovered by a trainer, who got him a sports grant that allowed him to go back to school, eat every day and play football. We follow ...

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Country:

Spain

Language:

English

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1 May 2016 (Spain) See more »

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Gulu, Uganda See more »

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