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IN PICTURES: Boys rescued from Thai cave play friendly match in Argentina

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The 12 boys and soccer coach from Thailand who were found in a partially flooded cave are again capturing the media’s attention.

Thai boys 6(AP)
Thai boys 6(AP)

The team is playing a friendly match Sunday against the River Plate youth soccer team of Argentina.

Thai boys 1(AP)
Thai boys 1(AP)

The Wild Boars soccer team participated a day prior in the opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games, which are taking place from October, 6 to 18 in the South American country.

Thai boys 2(AP)
Thai boys 2(AP)

The boys became well-known after they were trapped in a cave on June 23. They were found by two British divers and brought out in a daring rescue mission that ended on July 10. Read more

Nearly 4,000 athletes between the ages of 15 and 18 will participate in the games.

Thai boys 3(AP)
Thai boys 3(AP)
Thai boys 4(AP)
Thai boys 4(AP)
Thai boys 5(AP)
Thai boys 5(AP)
Thai boys 7(AP)
Thai boys 7(AP)