Thiago Alcántara / PHOTO: Qatar Foundation

“Sports gives children a lot of vitality,” says Thiago Alcántara, who highlights the importance of being physically active because “it’s a way of life for a lot of children and adults.” The Masia graduate also says that “when you’re in a team you have to think about the group.”

Thiago was chosen to encourage participation in sports among Qataris on Qatar’s National Sports Day.