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On Day 4 of The Chance Global Finals, four teams went head-to-head in two decisive semi-final games. For the 52 players with dreams of playing in the Chance Final, it was time to make their position their own.

Catch up with the Chance Global Finals story so far: go.nike.com After arriving in Barcelona on Sunday, the Final 100 headed into Day 1 of The Chance Global trials prepared for the biggest challenge of their footballing lives. At FC Barcelona’s training ground, a tough first day of trials set the standard. Watch all the action from Day 1.

1992 DEREK REDMOND THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT. He is best remembered for his performance at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona where he tore his hamstring in the 400 metres semi-final but fought through the pain and, with assistance from his father, managed to complete a full lap of the track as the crowd gave him a standing ovation. The incident has become a well-remembered moment in Olympic history, having been the subject of one of the International Olympic Committee’s ‘Celebrate Humanity’ videos and been used in advertisements by Visa as an illustration of the Olympic spirit and featured in Nike’s “Courage” commercials in 2008.

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31 July 2012 Meet Gabriel — an 11-year-old boy, born without feet — has fulfilled a lifelong dream by training at the Barcelona academy in Rio de Janeiro. The youngster, with hugely impressive football skills despite his malformation, was featured on Brazilian TV earlier this year and Gabriel said it was his dream to train with Barcelona. Joaquim Estrada, one of the administrators at the Barcelona academy said: “We’ve never had a case like this, but its no problem as we have room for everyone here.” And to the delight of all involved Gabriel passed all the tests for the youngsters at the Barcelona training and excelled alongside his peers. With talk in football circles in Brazil of “the boy with no feet who played very well.”

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