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A team of very excited athletes from across the country departed for Europe Wednesday morning to take part in a unique sporting event.

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A team of very excited athletes from across the country departed for Europe Wednesday morning to take part in a unique sporting event.

The event is a soccer tournament devoted to helping end homelessness.

That’s got the players playing from the heart because all of the teams share a special connection to soccer and the streets.

APTN National News reporter Rob Smith has this story.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.