Romanian soccer team’s novel kit to encourage maths in school

The Romanian soccer team came up with an innovative way to encourage maths learning in the nation’s schoolchildren.

Romanian soccer team’s novel kit to encourage maths in school

The Romanian soccer team came up with an innovative way to encourage maths learning in the nation’s schoolchildren.

When they played Spain in a friendly on Sunday, they wore training tops with maths puzzles on the back in place of the usual squad numbers.

The tops, worn by the players as they warmed up before the match, had simple additions and subtractions as well as more complicated sums.

The tops were part of a national programme working to improve school dropout numbers and numeracy using the power of football.

Romania has one of the highest rates of school dropout in the European Union - 18% in 2014.

H/T: 101 Great Goals

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