AMAZING One leg Soccer Player Nico Calabria
Nineteen-year-old Nico Calabria was born with only one leg, but that didn't stop him from playing the sport he loves. Calabria played varsity soccer for his ...
In celebration of the upcoming World Cup, a new Powerade commercial follows the life of Nico Calabria, who was born with one leg. The inspiring commercial tells the story of a young man who has used soccer to overcome his challenges.
According to The Post Game, Calabria, 19, is one amazing and determined person. At the age of 13, Calabria climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, becoming the first to do so on crutches, has appeared on Ellen DeGeneres and NPR’s “All Things Considered.” This November, he’ll represent the U.S. at the Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico.
What a great reminder in how we all can rise up and push past our challenges, whatever they may be.