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A nifty back-heel from Britain’s Prince Harry.

The soccer mad royal enjoyed a kick around with a group of young Brazilian children in Diadema, Eldorado on Wednesday (June 25).

Behind the smiles is sadness: all the children here are growing up in one of the most deprived neighbourhoods in Brazil.

Many have lost a parent to drugs, violence or prison.

Brazilian charity ACER uses sport and education to help these children live lives free from drugs and crime.

Prince Harry’s visit – fresh from watching England crash out of the World Cup – was a massive boost, says ACER’s founder Jonathan Hannay.

SOUNDBITE: ACER Founder, Jonathan Hannay, saying (English):

“This whole community is proud. Because this is for a marginalised, generally marginalised community, so to have one of the most important people in the world come to visit, to talk to them, to understand what their needs are, understand them, what ACER does as an organisation, is a massive boost fo

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