The Agency “Agency France-Presse” reports that Chilean miners who have recovered after sixty-nine-day imprisonment in an emergency mine lost to the team who raised them to the surface of the rescuers.
The saved miners agreed to hold a match with their rescuers in the middle of the current month, after the end of the operation to rise to the surface. During the first half of the match, the miners, whose captain was their colleague – Franklin Lobos, who at one time engaged in football at a professional level, managed to score two goals in a row, but in the second half, luck was not a party to the rescuers, whose captain was the president of the country – Sebastian Pigner. Thus, the game was over with the score – 3: 2 in favor of the rescue team.
After the end of Piner is joking, he reminded the loser of the miners of the agreement. So, according to her, the winners should go to the president’s palace, and the losers are obliged to go down to the mine.
The football match with the subsequent reception at the Palace of the Chilean president was one of the first public appearance of the miners from the thirteenth on October thirteenth, when they were all raised from the mine in turn. After the release of all miners, they sent to rehabilitation to hospitals.
Recall that on the fifth of August, as a result of an accident at one of the Chilean mines, thirty -three miners were walled underground. Only after seventeen days, rescuers managed to find the miners littered underground and establish a connection. Immediately after their discovery, surgery began to drill the lifebish, through which miners were raised in a rescue capsule to the surface.
It is worth noting that the history of Chilean miners attracted strong attention of the public from around the world. So, for example, the Reuters agency reports that recently one shoe factory from Bosnia made a symbolic gift in the form of exclusive boots sewn from goat leather saved miners. It is also reported that by Christmas the saved miners will also receive gifts.