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24/06/14

ABC Trust : Art of Futebol

Art of Futebol - Zico + ABC Trust UK

We proudly present... The STATIC + ZICO 2014 ABC Trust UK football.

Art and Sport collide this summer for ABC Trust Art of Futebol, with footballs signed by some of the biggest stars of Brazilian and British football transformed into unique works of art by some of the most exciting contemporary artists working today including Rob & Nick Carter, Patrick Hughes, Pure Evil, Pakpoom Silaphan and Cibelle.

The balls will be displayed in the World Cup Walkway at Selfridges on 23rd June until 9th July on the LG Floor. On 10th July the balls will be auctioned off in a private event at the Embassy of Brazil by celebrity auctioneer Jon Baddeley from Bonhams Auctioneers. Proceeds from the auction will go to Action for Brazil’s Children Trust (ABC Trust), which supports grassroots community projects to transform the lives of the most vulnerable kids in Brazil.

The dream teams of footballers and artists are; David Luiz and Inkie; Falcão and Pakpoom Silaphan; Neymar and Richie Culver; Oscar and Tolleck Winner; Romário and Cibelle; Pelé and Rob & Nick Carter; Raí and Pure Evil; Ronaldo and Nasser Azam; Ronaldinho and Patrick Hughes; Ramirez and Jimmy Galvin; and Zico and STATIC.

ABC Trust works to ensure every child has the right to, and the reality of, a safe childhood, a good education and opportunities to reach his or her potential. They use sport and art through local community projects to protect and empower at risk children and young people and provide them with positive role models. Patrons of ABC Trust include; Pelé, Brian May CBE, Jeremy Irons, Carlos Miele, City of God Director Fernando Meirelles, artist Romero Britto, musician Bebel Gilberto and musician Julian Lloyd Webber.

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