Syrian refugee who became a Spanish football coach dreams of reuniting with his family


Osama Abdul Mohsen gained international attention when he was tripped by a camerawoman as he and his son fled police at the Hungarian border.

It was an incident that highlighted what many believed to be callous treatment of refugees.

The Syrian soccer coach and his seven-year-old son Zaid had been making a desperate bid to cross into Hungary on their long journey from home.

“It changed my life but the accident was very bad for my child,” he said.

“My child was sick for the next three days after the accident but I think it changed my life for the better.”

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