This Friday Atletico Madrid Taking advantage of the criticism his coach has received in recent weeks, Diego Pablo Simeone, For his style of play to join the campaign to end school bullying. The original and emotional video released by the club immediately went viral on social networks.
As explained by the Spanish company “School bullying is a problem that generates 200,000 suicides each year worldwide (among young people between the ages of 14 and 28).. In addition, “This campaign is part of the club’s Foundation-led program to include awareness talks with schools next season.” On May 2, there was the release of a video marking the International Day Against School Bullying, and a second clip will be released in the coming days.
“Spain is one of the most vulnerable European countries to bullying, after the United Kingdom, Russia and Ireland.. According to data from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, children between the ages of 12 and 14 are the most vulnerable to bullying. A situation that is often translated through social networks as physical aggression and psychological harassment, ”explained the club, which used data from a report released this year by the International Organization. Bullying without borders.
In the video, a boy is seen sitting alone in his school canteen, having fun with a group of fellow students throwing leftover food at him. The rest of the students laugh at what is happening or quietly observe the boy’s suffering, one of the most common of these events. Everything continues until Another young man appears, he is wearing an Atletico shirt with Stephen Chavez’s 15, stopping the projectiles at his plate. He then sits next to the victim, breaks the silence and starts a conversation to bring a smile to his new friend.
“Sometimes the real cracks are the defenders, not the attackers”, This was the goal used by the Colconero team in this campaign, which was identified as defensive rather than offensive game philosophy under the command of Diego Simeone. Through this, the Spanish club not only released a video to help raise awareness about this issue that affects millions of boys and girls around the world, but also manages to elevate its football style.
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