The first edition of La Notte dei Re (The Night of the Kings) in June 2, 2019 in Rome at Foro Italico. A village that saw artists, presenters and football legends interchange on the RDS stage opened its doors to the public in the afternoon. The proceeds of the initiative will go to support the project of construction of the new pavilion of the tumour surgery and medical and scientific research of the Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù situated in di Villa Pamphili in Rome as well as other projects of Luis Figo Charity Foundation.
During the Football Legends Cup China in Chengdu the delegations of the former football players had the honour and a pleasure to meet the sportsmen of the Sichuan United (elite football school in the Sichuan region), students of the 1st school of Tianfu District in Chengdu. In the same stadium, where the tournament took place, the players participated in the masterclass for more than 100 children of the city.
IFDA delegation including IFDA general director Massimiliano Suglia, IFDA France president Vincent Candela, IFDA Argentina president Hernan Crespo, IFDA Brazil president Aldair and U-21 Italian national team manager Luigi di Biagio visited Chengdu sports college.
Collateral activities organized in the course of the World Cup 2014 held in Brazil. The initiative stipulated the interaction between Brazilian and Italian cultures both on the pitch as well as in different commercial and industrial sectors. The 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 president Dr. Alessandro Spagnolo presents the project of World Football Exhibition to the international community and FIFA, with delegates from China, Italy, France, Portugal, Denmark, Spain and France as partners of the initiative.