Monthly Archives: March 2012
28.03.2012 – Visit to SAO PAULO FC impressive training center in Coita (outside the city), and at the headquarters of SPFC first team. Luiz Rosan, PT since 30 years at SPFC and of the Brasil National Team, is our guide. Before lunch, we meet star players as LUIS FABIANO (2x UEFA Cup winner with FC Sevilla, and FIFA Confederation Cup winner 2009 with the Selecao) and ROGERIO CENI. Rogerio is playing since 20 years with SPFC, is a goalkeeper legend in Brasil. He scored more than 100 goals in his career (penalties and free kicks), beeing the highest scoring goalkeeper in football history!
27.03.2012 – Corinthians – XV P is the match tonigth (result 1:0). Beto is our guide.
28.03.2012 – Prevention in football injuries, conference at Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo.
F-MARC has presentations and a 11+ workshop, were former star players PAULO SERGIO (world cup winner 1994, played many years in Germany at FC Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern München) and MILENE DOMINGUEZ (played in Spain and in the Brasil Women’s National Team) demonstrated the exercises.
27.03.2012 – 11+ course at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in cooperation with CBF.
24.03.2012 – Walking in the streets of “la Boca” in Buenos Aires … several paintings of Diego Maradona can still be seen on the house walls around “il Caminito”, the most famous pedestrian street in La Boca neighborhood.
26.03.2012 – Visit to the new training facilities of CORINTHIANS FC (Sport Club Corinthians Paulista), the 2011 brazilian champions. My friend BETO, PT since nearly 20 years in this famous football club, is our guide.
26.03.2012 – Arrival in SAO PAULO, the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in South America, and the world’s sixth largest city! Sao Paulo is also known for its severe traffic congestion …
25.03.2012 – BOCA JUNIORS, the most titled club in the world, is playing tonight Lanus, for the Clausura campionship (result 2:2). The Estadio Alberto J. Armando known as La Bombonera (the Chocolate Box) due to its shape, with a “flat” stand on one side of the pitch and three steep stands round the rest of the stadium.
23.03.2012 – Today we’ve the first official FIFA 11+ course at “EZEIZA”, place of the national training center of AFA, a superb complex close to the Buenos Aires airport. My friend Alejo Perez Leguizamon and Gustavo de Renzis (both argentinians) are my assistants.
22.03.2012 – Today we visit the headquarters of AFA (Asociacion del Futbol Argentino), in Viamonte street, Buenos Aires. AFA, which was founded in 1893, is one the the oldest Football Associations of the world. Argentina is a 2x FIFA World Cup winner with unfogettable stars as MARIO KEMPES, DANIEL PASSARELLA (1978) and obviously the great DIEGO ARMANDO MARADONA (1986).