Sporting greats provide ‘Pep talk’ ahead of Special Olympics
Pep Guardiola and Gareth Southgate front the Rallying Cry film alongside five-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds.
Leading figures from across the world of sport have come together for a motivational team talk aimed at athletes competing in the Special Olympics.
Football managers Pep Guardiola and Gareth Southgate front the Rallying Cry film alongside five-time Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Ellie Simmonds.
Each member of the star-studded line-up read a line from Walter D Wintle’s poem The Man Who Thinks He Can.
The 128-strong squad will compete in 17 Olympic-style sports, with more than 7,500 athletes from nearly 200 countries.
Alex Scott, who was a footballer for England and Arsenal, and Olympic figure skater and Special Olympics board member Michelle Kwan complete the line-up.
The World Games runs from March 14-21.
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