England football team meet Holocaust survivors

By Jessica Elgot, June 1, 2012

Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper and Ben Helfgott spoke about their experiences to the England football team before the team head to play in Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.

England captain Steven Gerrard said: "It was very moving and very inspirational for us. To come and share their experience with us shows great bravery and character.

"As a footballer, you realise how lucky and privileged you are to lead the lives we are leading today. Their's is a very interesting story and one that we're privileged to hear."

Last updated: 1:19pm, June 8 2012