Atlético will collaborate with the UN

The Atlético de Madrid Foundation and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) sealed this Thursday an agreement “through which collaboration proposals will be articulated with joint projects and initiatives that promote the fundamental values ​​that both organizations promote”, such as the campaign ‘One Humanity“Which fights” against racial discrimination “and” xenophobia, “the club reported.

The former minister of Foreign affairs and recognized rojiblanco supporter Miguel Ángel Moratinos, current high representative of the UNAOC, and Enrique Cerezo, president of the Atlético de Madrid and patron of the Foundation, signed the agreement.

As a first step, the Atlético de Madrid Foundation has joined the campaign ‘One Humanity‘ of the UNAOC with the launch of a video with players from all the rojiblanco club categories and from different countries of origin.

“We have different traits, we come from different places, we speak different languages, we have different customs, but we are all ‘One humanity’“The protagonists of the video proclaim in different languages, among them first-team footballers as Jan Oblak, Koke Resurrección, Ángel Correa, Thomas Partey and Thomas Lemar.

Humanity’“ Was born from the idea that diversity is a reality that enriches the human race and, as such, we must not only protect it, but celebrate it, ”explains the Atlético de Madrid it’s a statement. “That pluralism of cultures, nations, ethnicities and identities shapes a varied mosaic that gives a unique value to humanity,” he adds.

“This idea is framed‘One Humanity’, A concept that seeks to fight racial discrimination, xenophobia and culturally-based conflicts, emphasizing respect and collaboration between different nations and cultures. Sport is a universal language that has the ability to unite people, and constitutes a very powerful speaker to transmit those values ​​of tolerance, respect, integration and teamwork, “says the Athletic.