ONE- LEGGED PLAYERS TEAM DUBBED “MIRACLE TEAM” OF EGYPTIAN.

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Player's playing on the pitch (180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of the "Miracle Team" have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
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(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of the "Miracle Team" have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Members of the “Miracle Team” have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Mention soccer and what comes first into people’s minds is a team of young, healthy and strong men.

(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A member of the "Miracle Team" puts the captain band on Mahmoud Abdo's arm before a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — A member of the “Miracle Team” puts the captain band on Mahmoud Abdo’s arm before a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
However, this is not the case with these young Egyptian soccer players who recently came together and formed a team for one-legged players dubbed”Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day.
(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Mahmoud Abdo (C), the founder and captain of the "Miracle Team", jumps skillfully upside down on his crutches to celebrate a goal during a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Mahmoud Abdo (C), the founder and captain of the “Miracle Team”, jumps skillfully upside down on his crutches to celebrate a goal during a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
Carrying crutches and defying their odds, these youngsters are seen training in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt.
(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of the "Miracle Team" have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Members of the “Miracle Team” have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa).
Unlike other football matches, amputee football has special rules: seven leg-amputee players play on each team and goalkeepers must have one arm. Crutches are not allowed to touch the ball and there is no offside rule or limits to substitutions.
(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of the "Miracle Team" have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Members of the “Miracle Team” have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa).
Despite their enthusiasm, the team faces a raft of challenges: a lack of funding, a paucity of special playing crutches and difficulties finding a regular pitch for training. (Xinhua).
(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of the "Miracle Team" have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Members of the “Miracle Team” have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa).
(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of the "Miracle Team" have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Members of the “Miracle Team” have a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa).
(180311) -- CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Artificial limbs of the "Miracle Team" members are seen during a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their "Miracle Team" that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)
(180311) — CAIRO, March 11, 2018 (Xinhua) — Artificial limbs of the “Miracle Team” members are seen during a training session in the pitch of El Salam youth center on the outskirts of the capital Cairo, Egypt on March 9, 2018. Carrying crutches, a group of 40 Egyptian one-legged soccer players have recently formed their “Miracle Team” that aspires to start league for disabled footballers in the country and dreams of joining the amputee football world cup one day. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

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