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Homeless Soccer Players

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Homeless Soccer Players

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Homeless Soccer Players

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This July, soccer teams made up of homeless men and women will travel to Austria for their version of the World Cup. Getting the homeless involved in sports teams has been popular in Europe for years as a way of improving sef-esteem and organizational skills, but it's still rare in the United States. In fact, the United States' homeless soccer team is still trying to pull itself together for the tournament. NPR's Robert Smith reports.

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