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World Cup Mania: Vegan Footballers

Vegan Athlete Carlos Roa

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!