Refugee tripped up in Hungary gets football job in SpainComments
A Syrian refugee has been given his dream job in Spain.
Osama Abdul Mohsen was filmed being deliberately tripped by a camerawoman as he fled police in Hungary while carrying his young son.
People of Hungary, of Europe, These are human beings! You trip them. You hurt children. Please stop #IWasARefugeeOncepic.twitter.com/WHFFue0lJ0— Rod Boothby (@rod11) September 16, 2015
Osama was a football coach in Syria. Now a training centre in Madrid has taken him on:
“The politicians from the European Union and our own government should take steps to help these refugees so they have a role here and can get their resident’s permit. We need to help these people, this isn’t about political parties or football federations.” said Miguel Ángel Galán from the National Training Centre for Football Coaches
Footage of last week’s incident prompted outrage after it went viral on media and social networks.
The camerawoman was later seen kicking another migrant. She has reportedly been sacked.
Father and son are being provided with an apartment in Madrid.
The authorities are working on getting the rest of their family to join them.