First Responders Nationwide Play in 2018 Unsung Heroes Soccer Tournament

By Darren Zaslau
Medill Reports

Soccer teams made of first responders from across the country participated in the 2018 Unsung Heroes Soccer Tournament in Chicago on May 3–4. Unsung Heroes is a fundraising organization run by volunteers who are police officers, paramedics or firefighters and community service members. The event raised money for Chicago’s injured and fallen first responders.

Photo at top: The Chicago Police Department plays against the Kansas City Police Department at the 2018 Unsung Heroes Soccer Tournament. (Darren Zaslau/MEDILL)