Chile miners used to inspire World Cup team

Story of 33 miners trapped deep underground for more than two months turned into ad to inspire Chile's World Cup team.

    Chile's fans have travelled in huge numbers to Brazil for the World Cup finals.

    And the South American country is using one of the most infamous but inspiring episodes from its recent history in an effort to inspire its team.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Rio de Janeiro.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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