Right Field

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It’s Still Just A Game Played With Heart


As these kids in Spain remind us, no matter their soccer team’s current fortunes, they still go out to just have fun. Margatania F.C. has never scored a goal, yet the kids are still smiling and their parents are there with them. The full nine-minute video is well worth anyone’s time. When they are asked if they have ever scored, they fall silent, but “someone almost scored once”. All of the kids’ joy is a welcome change to the cynical world of adult sports, especially the kid at the beginning of the trailer with his imperfect smile. His optimism at the end of the trailer is wonderful, “We don’t care, we’ll score when we grow old.” Take nine minutes out of your day and smile.

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