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Foreign Soccer Players Find New Home at MBU

Eight players from Norway, England, Brazil, Serbia and Colombia explain the differences they find between life in the American Midwest compared to life in their home countries. While they miss their homes, they are finding a sense of community on the MBU campus.

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Photo by Chad Otec

Pictured (left to right) are Yuri Pecanha, Erick Ocampo, Luka Milcic, Rafael Rangel, Mats Mehus, Connar Armstrong, Eduardo Mendes and Thales Teixeira.

Samba Soccer Stars

Brazilian players have traveled more than 4,000 miles from South America to play soccer at Missouri Baptist University, so what drives them to play their favorite sport and study at MBU?

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