Abdullah, 23, Afghanistan
How do you feel when you play football?
"I forget my background. My brain is only on the pitch and I feel very good."
Safiullah, 21, Pakistan
How has football helped you?
"I am professional cricket player and I have to stay in shape. Football really helps me keep my body strong."
Sulaiman, 22, Syria
What does football mean to you?
"Football means life for me, I can't say anything else."
Mohamed, 35, Syria
"I feel very happy to play football because it makes me feel like my idol, Cristiano Ronaldo."
"It is good for my body and I like to exercise, but I don’t have even shoes to play."
Lea, 23, France
Why do you like to play football?
"I don’t play much, but I love football because I used to play with my young brother."