Video: A true football hero

The inspirational story of Luis Fernando Montoya - Colombia's top football coach shot in a robbery.



    Brendan Connor hears the inspirational story of Luis Fernando Montoya - Colombia's top football coach who was shot in a robbery at his home near Medellin in 2004.

    Paralysed and confined to a wheelchair, the Copa Libertadores winner continues to pass on his football knowledge to a new generation of coaches.  

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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