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Italy and France draw 1 – 1 at European Amputee Football Week match

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The score. Image credit: EAFF

The score. Image credit: EAFF

Yesterday in Milan, the Italy national amputee football team drew 1 – 1 with France at a match that took place during European Amputee Football Week festivities.

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The festival was part of UEFA Champions League Festival events, and was supported by UEFA.

A number of high-profile sportspeople came out to support amputee football.  They include Roberto Carlos, Italian footballer Mauro Tassotti, and  AC Millan football Academy representatives Silvio Broli and Francesca Pietra.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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