This is one the most magical moments in the history of hockey…

By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World. Contact:

The Argentine Men´s National Team had a very inspiring gesture during a test-match series against South Africa in the year 2014. In a very emotional atmosphere Oscar Cordero a man who with special needs, was able to accomplish the dream of representing his country.

Oscar was captain for a day!

In the second match of the friendly series the men’s team made Oscar part of the game who was able not only to do the first touch of the game but also score a goal. 

Oscar Cordero is 50 years old and, and despite having Down Syndrome, he has been playing hockey for more than 10 years in his province: Salta. He was able to accomplish the dream of wearing the national team jersey alongside his idols. Take a look at this amazing moment:

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