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In addition to playing on a prominent second-division soccer team in 1930s Buenos Aires, Samuel Boren moonlighted with Los Mormones, a member-missionary basketball team. Boren later turned down a first-division soccer contract to keep his Sabbaths free for Church service.

Elizabeth Maki, “Sacrificing Soccer for Service,” history.lds.org