AHA MEDIA filmed at Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 Send Off to Brazil from Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

History was made today for our eight lucky Street Soccer players chosen to play for Team Canada against 64 other countries in the world!  Downtown Eastside Vancouver was proudly represented today!

Below our Team Canada players eat a hearty meal of Eggs Benedict, Sausages and Potatoes, catered by Potluck Cafe in our neighbourhood

Below Rick proudly holds his baby boy

Kevin King packing his bag

Peter Zhou packing his bag and giving some excited thoughts!

Coach Alan Bates for Team Canada

Team Canada receives blessings and smudging from an Elder

Team Canada chants “CANADA” while holding their lucky and blessed “Warrior” feathers

Below is Robert Milton saying goodbye to “Red Eyes”, his guinea pig

Patrick, Co – Captain talks about drinking Fairlee Apple Juice while playing soccer

Kevin King, Co – Captain of Team Canada gives some thoughts on his day

Kevin and Patrick, C0 – Captains of Team Canada speak to the Press

Frank and Team Canada chant “CANADA”

Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 singing Wave the flag

Peter Zhou and Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 on the bus

Kevin King and Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 singing

Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 waving to CTV van

Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 seeing CTV van

Kevin King, Co-Captain of Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 speaking

Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 with CTV cameraman

Rob Milton and Sarah Blyth of Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010

Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 singing We are the Champions

Rob Milton, playfully does a “Tough Guy” pose

Team Canada for Homeless World Cup 2010 arrive at Airport

Good Luck Boys!! 🙂

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  1. September 16, 2010 at 9:48 am

    I am so proud of these guys – I am simply a worker in the neighbourhood who admires what these guys have accomplished despite the odds.

  2. karen tsang
    September 16, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    Seeing this totally leaves a song in my heart. I’ve met some of these guys down in Gastown. It totally lightened my day. Thanks!

  3. September 17, 2010 at 9:21 am

    We’re so proud of our local heroes!!

  1. September 17, 2010 at 9:51 pm

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