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Argentine stars take part in charity match

06-14-2011 11:25 BJT

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Some of Argentina's top football stars, including Lionel Messi, have hit the pitch to raise money for two very worthwhile causes in their home country.

About 30,000 fans filled the Marcelo Bielsa Stadium Sunday in Rosario to cheer on their favorite soccer players and the youngsters from the foundation who played alongside the professionals. The teams were named "Friends of Pupi" and "Friends of Maxi."

Funds from the game will benefit the Pupi Foundation, created by player Javier Zanetti, that helps people with disabilities. Player Maxi Rodriguez is involved with another foundation that helps single mothers, which will also receive funds.

The final score was 8-6, with "Friends of Maxi" claiming victory.

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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