Carlos Sapena and Filippe Alves

Carlos Rodriguez Sapena, left, and Filippe Alves de Faria are in their second year as exchange students at Marquette Catholic, where they are members of the basketball team. Sapena is from Spain and Alves is from Brazil.

One is from Spain, one from Brazil.

Both came to Marquette Catholic in August 2021 as part of the school’s exchange program, forging an international friendship through a shared love of basketball.

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