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Thai youth soccer team found after nine days trapped in cave

Thailand Cave Search

In this grab taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, a view of the boys and their soccer coach as they are rescued in a cave, in Chiang Rai in Thailand, Monday, July 2, 2018. Rescuers found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew international help and captivated the nation. (Thai Navy Seal via AP)


A youth soccer team has been found alive after nine days trapped in the caves of Thailand.

All it took, according to, was “Thai navy SEAL divers, a U.S. military team, British cave experts, Chinese first responders, and volunteer workers from countries around the world.”

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Twelve players and their coach were lost, and their miraculous discovery is detailed in words and video here.

Trapped in Tham Luang Nan Non cave in Chiang Rai amidst heavy rains and rising waters, the team was found thanks to the work of the above mentioned responders.

Simply amazing stuff.

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