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This Christmas Luís Figo Foundation takes hundreds children to the circus.

On December 6, 2013 Luís Figo Foundation hosted a very special evening for nearly a thousand children and disadvantaged youth , thus celebrating this Christmas season.

These children and young people from various social solidarity institutions and schools in Lisbon , had the opportunity to watch the Jorge Cardinali Circus Water Show in the company of Luis Figo, who in addition to his parents , was at his side his friends Oceano , Dani and Abel , artist and actor Tony Carreira and Paulo Pires , who refused to leave to join this initiative held annually , and created unique fun moments with the participation of some of these names in the Cirus numbers.

The Circus Aquatic Show located in Lisbon , on Passeio Marítimo de Algés, has performances never seen in Portugal , as in Free Ladder Malabares run by Jorge Cardinali in Monte Carlo circus and the friendly presence of penguins and sea lions , ending with Jorge Cardinali swimming with sharks.

Luís Figo thanked the company of everyone and said " I'd like to take the opportunity to share the joy I feel to have reached 10 years of work of the Foundation which I chair , 10 years of rewarding work, by contribute to alleviate the plight of children and young people who need it most. See your smiles today is further proof that ... "
" By partnering with the Circus Water Show, we believe we have prepared a magic late afternoon " , says Sara Souto , General Director of Luis Figo Foundation.

To receive and monitor these children were young volunteers of the Luís Figo Foundation , which also offered snacks and small gifts to all, along with the traditional Santa Claus caps.

The Santa Casa da Misericordia de Lisboa , the Portuguese Red Cross, CERCICA , APCL , the House of Boys, Acreditar APAV and the Cerebral Palsy Association of Lisbon , are some of the 25 institutions that were present in this Special Christmas Circus.

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