World Cup Mania: Vegan Footballers
I got to wondering today if there are any vegan athletes at the World Cup. A quick google search led me to "Lechuga," aka Carlos Roa. He was an Argentine goalkeeper who teammates called him lechuga (lettuce) for being a strict vegetarian. Roa led the Argentine team at the 1998 World Cup. That was the only strict vegetarian athlete I could find in World Cup history. If you know of someone, post it in the comments!