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"La Notte dei Re"

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Football Legends Cup China

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IFDA ASSOCIATION

IFDA is an international football association formed by ex football players and sport managers whose objective is to study projects from the perspective of requalification, assistance and guaranties of a new professional life to its members after their football carrier is ended.

IFDA together with its members studies and develops projects of football development together with the most important international football institutions like FIFA, UEFA, AFA and CONCACAF confederations and the football federations that make their part.

The great moral and sports values of the IFDA members allow our association to be considered as an organization that guarantees development of promotional, educational and charity projects. IFDA is present in 21 countries and is currently supporting and financing numerous projects worldwide.

IFDA IN SHORT

Concept


Institutional lines and collateral projects are based on strong historical and social characterizations. The football history concept and the values that football spreads are the leitmotif of all the projects implemented and supported by IFDA.

Vision


To create a fenomena, a fashion, a new instrument in marketing. To stimulate the fenomena of ex football players’ active participation thanks to creating events.

Mood


To strengthen the visibility of top level ex football players providing them with new professional opportunities that go beyond the sports career, on the basis of the expertise they have acquired during their professional career.

OBJECTIVES

To re-professionalize the champions, who had the abilities to participate in the major recent sport events, to help them remain the protagonists in sports clubs, local federations and major sports agencies. To assist the great champions in becoming testimonials of passion and hard work behind these great sports results making them available for the projects the association develops.

The players that are involved in the projects and the games that are organized participate in the important educational projects led by the experts of the field, elaborate some of the most interesting topics contributing to the development of the projects proposed by IFDA but also to their career beyond football:

Use of technological instruments

Economical issues and financial management

Communication and marketing issues

Public speaking courses for commentators, event management and organization.

PROJECTS

IFDA studies and develops projects of football development in collaboration with the most important international football institutions.

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Legends Games

Up to now our management team has organized more than 120 football tournaments, events and shows with the players over 35 years old among the national teams and the clubs.

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Educational Courses

IFDA have organized numerous educational courses on sports event management and organization, elocution and foreign language courses, English language courses for the managers.

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Post Career Assistance

Thanks to the assistance by IFDA many former football players succeeded in managing their contract resolutions, acquired new profession and obtained their retirement pay.

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International Project Development

We have assisted and developed different projects with the embassies,consulates and ministers of sport and education in Russia, Brasil, China, Italy, Argentina, Armenia.

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Commercial Project Development

We have developed projects for La gazzetta dello Sport, Pirelli, Elettro Bras, Puma, Adidas, China Daily, Nivea, Mercedes, Volvo, Banca intesa, Bank of China.

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Charity Project Support

IFDA has collaborated on the projects supported by UN, UNICEF, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Lega Ambiente and Telefono Azzurro.

EVENTI

IFDA Association

Brazil 2014

Collateral activities organized in the course of the World Cup 2014 held in Brazil. The initiative stipulated the interaction between Brasilian and Italian cultures both on the pitch as well as in different commercial and industrial sectors. Our football players were the testimonials of the events and enlivened these three days that hosted the games, gala dinners, seminars, conventions and B2B meetings.

IFDA Association

Chechnya 2015

Festivities in honour of Russian President Vladimir Putin birthday. IFDA assisted the Chechnya President’s administrative office in organizing a match between the international legends and Russia’s politicians in Putin’s honour.

IFDA Association

Russia 2017

Nineth edition of Legends Cup tournament, with Italy, Russia, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands and All Star teams participating. IFDA assisted the Russian organizing committee in summoning and managing the teams and forming the All stars team. Massimo Busacca, the current head of FIFA Refereeing, was the referee of the final.

IFDA Association

Canada 2014

Within the festivities of Italian community in Canada IFDA organized a friendly match between Italy and Canada legends, with Roberto Baggio, Franco Baresi, Daniele Massaro, Paolo Di Canio, Salvatore Schilacci, Marco Delvecchio, Simone Perotta playing for the Italian team.

IFDA Association

Zurich 2016

The Executive secretary Mr Massimiliano with a visit to FIFA headquaters in Switzerland in order to present the projects aimed at re-professionalizing ex-football players and the projects dedicated to development of football culture around the globe.

IFDA Association

France 2017

The Executive Secretary Mr Massimiliano Suglia and Dino Baggio on behalf of IFDA attend the initiative promoted by the International committee of Football France and local governing authorities in order to raise money for the charity of Nice 14 juillet tragedy victims and their relatives.

IFDA Association

China 2015

The first visit of IFDA Executive secretary Mr Massimiliano Suglia e IFDA President Dr. Alessandro Spagnolo to China where they had an opportunity to promote seminars and meetings with the young generation in Beejing, Shanghai and Nanjing.

IFDA Association

Russia 2017

IFDA president Dr. Alessandro Spagnolo presents the project of World Football Exhibition to the international comminity and FIFA, with delegated from China, Portugal, italy, France, Germany, denmark, Spain and France as partners of the initiative.

IFDA Association

Czech Republic 2017

IFDA supports the Summer Camp projects promoted in the Czech Republic and sends Demetrio Albertini to the presentational press conference as an Ambassador of Best Practice in football.

IFDA Association

France 2016

A friendly match between Italy and France as a part of the promotional activities during Euro 2016. IFDA was responsibile for organizing the match and the Charity activities.

IFDA Association

Bulgaria 2016

IFDA was managing the organization of the match in honour of the great Hristo Stoichkov’s 50 jubilee. Valderama, Madini and many others were among the participants.

OFFICIAL PARTNERS

Turchia

Turchia

Albania

Albania

Armenia

Armenia

Belgium

Bruxelles
BELGIUM

Bosnia Herzegovina

Bosnia Herzegovina

Croatia

Zagreb
CROATIA

Czech Republic

Prague
CZECH REPUBLIC

London

London
ENGLAND

Germany

Berlin
GERMANY

Lisboa

Lisboa
PORTUGAL

Russia

Moscow
RUSSIA

Serbia

Serbia

Switzerland

Zurich
SWITZERLAND