Men And Dog Finish 1200-Mile Walk To World Cup

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Published on 09 Jul 2019 / In Travel & Events

Four men and a dog have reached their goal and completed their 1200-mile walk from Mendoza, Argentina to Porto Alegre, Brazil just in time for the World Cup. <br /> <br />Four men and a dog have reached their goal and completed their 1200-mile walk from Mendoza, Argentina to Porto Alegre, Brazil just in time for the World Cup. <br /><br />While the scheme was cooked up while knocking back a few at an English pub, the four Brits followed through with the mission they set forth. <br /><br />The distance they decided upon comes out to 1996 kilometers, a nod to the year their homeland last took the tournament title. <br /><br />Their larger plan revolves around so much more than home team pride, however.<br /><br />They also used their journey as a way to raise funds for those in Northeastern Brazil stricken by drought.<br /><br />From the beginning they’ve began taking donations in hopes of gathering enough money to build a well there, as the areas farming industry has been crippled by the lack of available water. <br /><br />That part of their initiative has yet to be fully realized, but they did manage to spread joy in another unexpected way. <br /><br />A dog that followed them from Uruguay to Porto Alegre was reunited with its owner thanks to the media coverage the team received.

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