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Amputee Footballer Omar Abu Ashim on how he’s defying the odds

By Guardian Exclusive
23 May 2019   |   8:22 am
Young Palestinian, Omar Abu Hashim, dreamt of becoming not just a professional footballer, but a famous one. However, a bullet to the leg during a protest march led to his left leg being amputated. With the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the 20-year-old and others like him could still achieve fame playing the beautiful game.