Australia Paralympic soccer team
The Australia Paralympic soccer team represents Australia in international 7-a-side competition for athletes with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury or symptoms acquired from stroke and at the Paralympic Games. The team was founded in 1998, by the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) and is controlled in partnership by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA). The team's official nickname is the Pararoos.
In 1998, the team was founded by the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) after decided was made to form a cerebral palsy soccer team to compete at the 2000 Paralympic Games. The team eventually finished seventh in the tournament, their first of any kind. In 2005, the FFA agreed to take control of the national team.
The current Pararoos squad includes:
Jarrod Larkins Law
Roberto De Rosa
CPISRA World Championships
CPISRA Intercontinental Cup
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