Soccer Legend and former Brazilian Minister of Sports, Pele joigned the Red Card Campaign

Soccer Legend and former Brazilian Minister of Sports Pele has been a member of the Red Card Campaign since 2007.

News | 28 May 2008
Joining the ranks of numerous other sports stars and international personalities, including Zidane, Roger Milla, Ronaldo, Rai, Sepp Blatter and Gilberto Gil, as well as presidents, prime ministers and ministers of Brazil, Cameroon, Costa Rica, East Timor, Egypt, Mali and Peru, Pele has added his voice to the global movement to end child labour.

The ILO-FIFA Red Card Campaign mobilizes communities and sports associations in vulnerable neighbourhoods around to world to empower girls, boys and youth to participate in the fight against child labour. It encourages local sports initiatives to tell the world to give a "Red Card to exploiters of children's rights".