The Arizona camp with children from La Campana / Altamira was attended by several former players, and was part of the NFL initiatives for Hispanic Heritage Month
As part of the initiatives for Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, the Arizona cardinals visited the state of New Lion, on Mexico, where they worked with underprivileged children from the communities of La Camana and Altamira, where the former offensive lineman of the Cards, Rolando Cantu.
In a video posted by the team on social media, members of the organization of the Cardinals, including former players like Cantu, tight end Ben patrick, the former kicker Neil rackers, showed the football camp they held with the boys and their coaches from the community of La Campana / Altamira. Former football players of the Tecnológico de Monterrey as mentors.
– Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardenales) October 12, 2021
As a player, Cantu was in the practice squad of the Cards in 2004, and from 2005 to 2006 in the active workforce. He became the first Mexican to come out of the college football system in our country to play professionally in the NFL when he officially debuted against the Indianapolis Colts in the 2005 campaign.
He currently works with the community relations department of the Arizona.
Patrick was with the Cardinals from 2007 to 2010, and Rackers from 2003 to 2009, obtaining his only invitation to Pro bowl as a player of NFL In 2005.
Every year, the NFL runs a series of Hispanic Heritage Month initiatives across the league. This year, the NFL announced the initiative, called “For culture”, which includes a new line of caps, t-shirts and jackets showing the “ñ” in the letters NFL, in addition to a scholarship program and an advertisement in which the Puerto Rican singer participates Ozuna.
For your campaign, the NFL and Ozuna they allied with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation to offer scholarships to Hispanic students who have contributed to the world of sports. The scholarships will be used to support their college education or help them with their community service work.
After five weeks into the 2021 regular season, the Cardinals They are the only undefeated team in the NFL.
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