The former Werkself player Jorginho, at Bayer 04 from 1989 to 1992, joined his teammate Bebeto in in 2000 in setting up the project Bola Pra Frente. Together with his two former clubs, Bayer 04 and FC Bayern, the organisation Stars4Kids now collects donations for this facility in Brazil's capital Rio de Janeiro.
Fans now have the chance, up to 2 July, to buy one of the shirts worn in the top match at auction via the platform United Charity and raise funds for a good cause.
The shirts to be auctioned:
HERE for the shirt worn by Lukas Hradecky
HERE for the shirt worn by Edmond Tapsoba
HERE for the shirt worn by Aleksandar Dragovic
HERE for the shirt worn by Sven Bender
HERE for the shirt worn by Wendell
HERE for the shirt worn by Julian Baumgartlinger
HERE for the shirt worn by Charles Aránguiz
HERE for the shirt worn by Kerem Demirbay
HERE for the shirt worn by Nadiem Amiri
HERE for the shirt worn by Paulinho
HERE for the shirt worn by Florian Wirtz
HERE for the shirt worn by Karim Bellarabi
HERE for the shirt worn by Moussa Diaby
HERE for the shirt worn by Leon Bailey
HERE for the shirt worn by Lucas Alario
Information on the project Bola Pra Frente:
‘Bola Pra Frente’, sport and education centre in the Rio de Janeiro district of Guadalupe helps young people to determine their own future and also find a more positive way of living away from drugs and criminality. It is one of the biggest social and sporting projects in the capital. The Brazil World Cup winner Jorginho, former Bayer 04 player, open the institute in 2000 alongside his teammate Bebeto.
Young people aged from 6 to 17 receive professional educational support from professional athletes, coaches, psychologists as well as social workers. The children and teenagers take part in the course is free of charge and have the opportunity to take up sporting activities and work on career-related projects. The centre offers language, mathematics, health, art, theatre, music, dance and computer courses.
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