Today the BigShoe® is as a unique symbol for a growing worldwide network of football and sport fans help poor children with medical operations as well as supporting the youth participating in our education through sports program.
It began during the FIFA-World Cup 2006 in Germany. The Togo national team was based in Allgäu/Bodensee (next to the border of Austria/Germany/Switzerland). When footballfans heard about the little girl Nourisson from Togo who was born with a cleft and urgently needing an operation, they began collecting money to help paying for the medical requirements. And so began the great idea and story of BigShoe…
BigShoe keeps walking and together with the WC 2010 (South Africa), WC 2014 (Brazil), EC 2012 (Ukraine and Poland), EC 2016 (France) and WC 2018 (Russia)….
2014 Mesut Özil take over the costs on 11 children during the WorldCup in Brazil. Through his engagement, the BigShoe has become world famous. Up till today, Paul Pogba, Antonio Rüdiger and Philipp Lahm have joined the BigShoe Team with one Goal: helping children in connection with sport.