March 23 2006

FIFA referees support 6 villages for 2006

22/03/2006 - Referees of the 2006 FIFA World CupTM will support 6 villages for 2006, top referee Markus Merk said on behalf of all of his colleagues. At the same 21 March 2006 FIFA press conference in Frankfurt, FIFA General Secretary Dr. Urs Linsi handed SOS Children's Villages a 500,000 Swiss Francs donation.

Urs Linsi, Georg Willeit (SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit) and Markus Merk (from left) - Photo: SOS Archives