Couple Helps Kids Get Indestructible Soccer Balls so They Can Play

Tim and Lisa Jahnigen have a goal of giving out 1 million soccer balls to poor children all over the world.
1:44 | 06/12/14

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Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and yet -- children have to make balls out of whatever they can they don't even have -- to pay for one. But tonight American genius to the rescue trying to give every child of all and the dream. ABC's Bob Woodruff -- the couple who are America's strong. Here in Brazil soccer is pure -- Played on beaches in the streets and everywhere I went in real -- kids taught me how to do it. But millions of children around the world -- and affordable. This is what they use so called racked balls made of just about anything it's what moved him John again back in America into action. These children will improvise. A ball. Anything that can -- At a -- He and his wife Lisa found a cheap indestructible plastic. Used to make high chairs and shoes and turned it into a ball strong enough for even the harshest conditions. If it's punctured its find it hard drives over it is a flat. And come right back. With an initial investment by superstar sting it became one of world football for every -- they sell one is -- More than 850000. Going to kids in 170. Countries. Some of them right here in Los Angeles and -- yeah. They know what's different. Come -- let's go. A mission middle live on long after the World Cup. By the end of the year Tim and -- we'll deliver their one million -- Changing the game and lives of children everywhere. That's America strong. Bob Woodruff ABC news Rio.

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