Football star Luís Figo promotes sport for social developmentListen /
Football legend Luís Figo is scoring a goal for children worldwide.
The celebrated player from Portugal, who retired in 2009, is at the United Nations on Wednesday to raise awareness of the importance that football plays in young people's lives.
Luis Figo is part of the Inter Campus initiative, a non-profit social project funded and run by Inter Milan Football Club that is active in 24 countries.
The project will launch a new partnership with the UN Office on Sport for Development and will open its 25th campus in Tunisia together.
Monica Villela Grayley caught up with Luís Figo ahead of the launch.