We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
The famous football player chose to abandon the French team to play for Algerian independence.
09 Jul 2014 12:57 GMT | Sport, Football, France, Algeria
Filmmaker Gilles Rof explains why he decided to take a closer look at some of football's unsung heroes.
21 Mar 2014 22:44 GMT | Football, Latin America, Algeria, Bosnia, Brazil
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
03 May 2013 11:22 GMT | Politics, Football, Latin America, Brazil
The Yugoslavian international player chose to start a multi-ethnic football school in a besieged Sarajevo.
Football Rebels | 27 Mar 2013 09:15 GMT | Football, Sport, War & Conflict, Bosnia
How the former Chelsea star and Ivory Coast forward used the power of football to end his country's civil war.
Football Rebels | 13 Mar 2013 11:56 GMT | Politics, Football, Ivory Coast
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France