Thai soccer team opens up about cave rescue on ‘Ellen’ — and gets a surprise visit from idol

Thai soccer team opens up about cave rescue on ‘Ellen’ — and gets a surprise visit from idol

royal baby announcement, but also the first group interview with the inspirational Wild Boars soccer team from Chiang Rai, Thailand.” data-reactid=”15″>
As a reminder that the world isn’t full of only dark and dreary news, Monday has not only brought a royal baby announcement, but also the first group interview with the inspirational Wild Boars soccer team from Chiang Rai, Thailand.

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The Thai youth soccer team that was rescued from a cave in July appeared on Ellen on Monday. (Photo: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)

The Ellen DeGeneres Show. With the help of a translator, they talked about how it happened, what they did to survive the ordeal, and what their plans are for the future. The talk show host, who loves a good surprise, also gave them one — a visit from their “idol.”” data-reactid=”36″>Three months after the youth soccer team, including coach Ake, was rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave, the entire group appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. With the help of a translator, they talked about how it happened, what they did to survive the ordeal, and what their plans are for the future. The talk show host, who loves a good surprise, also gave them one — a visit from their “idol.”

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Members of the Thai youth soccer team meet their idol, L.A. Galaxy’s Zlatan Ibrahimović, on Ellen. (Photo: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)