Montevideo, Nov 27 (IANS) Football stars Diego Godin, Fernando Muslera, Diego Rolan, Christian Stuani, Josema Gimenez and other members of Uruguay’s national team posed with cats and dogs up for adoption for a calendar in support of the Animals without Homes (ASH) group. The calendar was sponsored by the Fundacion Celeste foundation, which was created to promote sports values in the education of children, teens and young people through football, with a focus on the country’s poorest areas, reports Efe. The backstage video shot during the photo sessions and posted on the internet also shows players Sebastian Coates, Brian Lozano, Gaston Silva, Egidio Arevalo Rios, Mathias Corujo, Nicolas Lodeiro and Maxi Pereira posing with pets. 

“For their 2016 calendar, they couldn’t have come up with a better idea than to put players together with cats and dogs. By combining efforts, we show that we can give opportunities to those who most need our help,” ASH said on its YouTube channel, on Thursday. Each year, national team players pose for the charity calendar, and the 2016 version will be available in December. ASH was established in 2003 as a non-profit organisation operated exclusively by volunteers.

  • SHARE

    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

    Related Posts

    English Premier League 2017/18: Round Up – Round 17

    Total no.of goals scored Round 17 = 21 Tuesday (12/12/2017) Barnes’ late strike provided a home victory for Burnley Burnley 1 (Ashley Barnes 89’) – Stoke...

    Messi has done lot of damage to me, Mourinho, Ramos: Xabi Alonso

    Madrid, Dec 14: Former Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso recalled his time at Real Madrid and said Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi had caused a lot of...

    Ashes Test: Malan ton takes England to 305/4 on Day 1

    Perth, Dec 14: Dawid Malan's brilliant ton helped England score 305/4 in their first innings against Australia on the opening day of the Third Ashes...

    New Zealand’s Bracewell replaces Grandhomme in ODI squad against West Indies

    Wellington, Dec 14; New Zealand medium pacer Doug Bracewell replaced all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme for the three-match One-day International (ODI) series against West Indies starting...

    ISL: Dynamos defender Ralte likely to play against FC Goa

    New Delhi, Dec 14: Delhi Dynamos are likely to include left-back Sena Ralte in the squad for their forthcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season four...