Mexico win both men’s and women’s Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup ended in Glasgow on Saturday, with Mexico winning the womens and mens finals

The drape came down on the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow on Saturday, with both the Mexican guys and womens groups taking house the flatware and maintaining their titles.

More than 50 groups participated in the 14th competition, which was referred to as a terrific success by the organisers, the Homeless World Cup Foundation, which was established to support and motivate homeless individuals through the sport.

The president and creator of the Homeless World Cup, is Mel Young, who is identified as one of the worlds leading social business owners. The Scot co-founded the Big Issue publication in Scotland in 1993.

The Mexicans beat Kyrgyzstan 5-0 in the womens last and the guys attained a 6-1 win over Brazil , so Mexico were crowned double winners for the 2nd succeeding year after winning both occasions in Amsterdam in 2015.

Up to 100,000 viewers were approximated to seen the 416 matches over 7 days in George Square, in the heart of Glasgow.

The organisers stated: Its been a fantastic 7 days in main Glasgow with the focus of the football world on George Square this afternoon for the last competitors in this years competition.

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