The world’s first climate-neutral professional footballer

Martin Hiden is the first to get that impressive sounding title.With regard to Euro 2008 he plans to compensate for all CO2 emissions made in the course of his travels by investing in Austrian projects to combat climate change. “I want to increase my involvement in climate protection while giving a clear signal to the younger generation,” Hiden said.
And while on the subject the W├Ârthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt, one of the venues for UEFA EURO 2008, has been awarded the Green Ball award for its environment friendly infrastructure.

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