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Mexican Amputees Prepare For Their Own World Cup
Most of the players lost a leg in car accidents or to disease. One player lost a limb to a stray bullet in Guerrero state. The goalkeeper is missing an arm. This does not stop them from playing soccer.
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In this Thursday, June 5, 2014 photo, players from the Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, train in Mexico City. From left to right are Jose Luis Almara, Christian Renteria, and Victor Hugo Bonilla. Their goal: The Amputee Soccer World Cup which will be held in Culiacan, Sinaloa from Nov. 30 to Dec. 8. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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A player from the team Los Dragones, or the Dragons, scores against the Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, in Mexico City, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Most of the players lost a leg in car accidents or to disease, and some play while still fighting to overcome health issues. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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Christian Renteria, of the soccer team Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, left, fights for the ball during a game with Los Dragones, or the Dragons in Mexico City, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Renteria said lost his leg in a car accident in 2008. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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Players with amputated legs from the soccer team Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, join their canes together before playing a match with Los Dragones, or Dragons, in Mexico City, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Two World Cups of soccer will be held this year, and members of the Mexico Citys Aztec Warriors are training tirelessly with the dream of playing in one of them. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this Thursday, June 5, 2014 photo, Niseforo Bazan Sierra trains with his soccer team Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, in Mexico City, Thursday, June 5, 2014. Bazan Sierra said he lost his leg due to a stray bullet 19 years ago in Guerrero state. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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In this Thursday, June 5, 2014 photo, Jorge Morales kicks the ball toward goalkeeper Martin Alvarez, as they train with their team Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, in Mexico City. Their team trains twice a week for weekend games with other teams that are part of the Mexican of Amputee Football Association (AMFA). Morales lost his leg four years ago due to cancer and Alvarez lost his arm due to an accident with a glass. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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Players from the soccer team Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, who have amputated legs, get ready to play a match with Los Dragones, or the Dragons in Mexico City, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Sitting second from right is player Alejandro Balurch, 17, who had his leg amputated two years ago due to bone cancer. He practices as much as his chemotherapy will allow. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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A player from the team Los Dragones, or the Dragons, controls the ball during a soccer game with Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, in Mexico City, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Before the start of each game players remove the artificial legs they use, playing only with crutches and kicking the ball with their remaining foot. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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Jorge Morales, of the soccer team Guerreros Aztecas, or Aztec Warriors, controls the ball during a match with Los Dragones, or the Dragons in Mexico City, Saturday, June 7, 2014. Most of the players lost a leg in car accidents or to disease. Morales said he lost his leg four years ago due to cancer. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexican Amputees Prepare For Their Own World Cup

Most of the players lost a leg in car accidents or to disease. One player lost a limb to a stray bullet in Guerrero state. The goalkeeper is missing an arm. This does not stop them from playing soccer.

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