'1GOAL campaign' is bringing together footballers, fans, charities, corporations and individuals to lobby and achieve the ambitious aim of education for everyone. By joining the 1GOAL team, you can strengthen the campaign"s voice and give it the best possible chance of success.
This campaign is seizing the power of football and the FIFA World Cup 2010 to call on world leaders to provide education for the 72 million out-of-school children worldwide by 2015.
World leaders like UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, President Jacob Zuma, Prime Minister Gordon Brown and footballers Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly, Rio Ferdinand, Eusebio, Alessandro Del Piero and other celebrities like Bono and Kevin Spacey have already signed up to the '1GOAL campaign'.
“I am honored to be part of this incredible movement. The World Cup captures the attention and hearts of millions. We must use this moment to raise our voices for 1GOAL and demand that this generation of children have the chance to fulfill their dreams and live up to their full potential through education," said Shakira, the world famous Colombian singer, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and President and founder of the Barefoot Foundation.