From March 28 to April 2, the capital of Bologna hosts for the third time the prestigious Tournament under 15 designed by Marco Antonio De Marchi, historical rossoblù flag. Eight nations involved, 24 participating teams (16 men, 8 women) including Juve, Inter, Roma, Atalanta, Ajax, Flamengo and the Japanese of Shonan Bellmare. The finals at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara.
Eight nations involved (Italy, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Japan, England and Holland), 24 teams that will compete for the trophy (16 men, 8 women), many side events. Bologna, for the third consecutive year, returns to be the world capital of youth football. It does so thanks to “We Love Football”, an international professional tournament under 15, which will have a richer edition than ever from 28 March to 2 April. Yes, because “We Love Football” is not just football: spirit of aggregation, fair play, integration and all that is healthy in sport. Here are the values that wants to transmit this youth tournament conceived by Marco Antonio De Marchi, historic Bologna FC. One who knows football. “Year after year, with a lot of passion, we try to make We Love Football grow, flagship event of a wider life project that responds to the name of Generation F, or ‘generation fifteen’ – explains De Marchi -. The idea is that professional footballers should inspire young people and be their models. Through football you can in fact transmit fundamental values such as respect, friendship, integration, enthusiasm and self-esteem, key elements to become champions in the world of sport, but also better men and women in life. To achieve this goal, we published on the We Love Football website (welovefootball.eu) a series of interviews with great personalities from the past on the theme of their first 15 years of life, with their dreams and the efforts made to realize them “.