Paving the way for transgenders in professional football
On this day, 11th October, in 2005, football star George Weah ran for the office of president of Liberia.
For decades, football was seen as a white male dominant industry.
Thomas Hitzlsperger came out as an openly gay man.
On this day in 1946 Hans Laurenzen and Sett Randlem pioneered Goalball. But football for the visually impaired has older historical roots.
In Football Memories, elderly people living with Alzheimer get an opportunity to meet one other and engage with their shared heritage in a positive way.