Player takes part in Street Child World Cup
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Street Child World Cup: Brazil hosts event for young players

7 April 2014 Last updated at 00:11 BST

The Street Child World Cup has taken place in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the main FIFA event in June.

All the young players used to live on the streets and the event aims to boost their self-esteem.

A total of 19 different teams from around the world took part in the event, which was first held in South Africa in 2010.

Julia Carneiro reports.

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