Franklin Lobos (blue helmet centre)
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Footballer becomes 27th miner rescued from Chile mine

Franklin Lobos was the 27th miner to be brought to the surface safely after more than two months trapped underground in Chile.

He is a former footballer who received one of two signed t-shirts sent to the mine by Barcelona player David Villa.

Mr Lobos celebrated his rescue by kicking a football moments after he reached the surface.

  • 13 Oct 2010
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