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Archive for September, 2013

Italy’s first football club – Genoa CFC

September 25th, 2013 by

Italy’s first football club… FC Genoa

Club of Pioneers

No matter what the results are in 2013, Genoa’s footballing history will remain forever. So within the next days, we will take you on a journey to the pioneering heritage of Italy’s First Football Club.

Let’s start with the team and gentlemen of 1914-1915:
Genoa Campione d’Italia!

The wooden World Cup

September 24th, 2013 by

The wooden World Cup, The Ball 2010 and a replica of The Ball 2014 at Spirit of Football Germany’s One Ball : One World workshop at the Drosselberg Primary School in Erfurt today…

Spirit of Football e.V.

Spirit of Drosselberg Grundschule…

Anyone fancy a kick?

September 20th, 2013 by

The Ball’s kick off at Battersea Park in 2006. The Ball 2014 kicks off its journey to Brazil on January 9 2014. Anyone fancy a kick?

SOF2014

O final de semana está chegando! Você já sabe onde vai praticar o espírito do futebol com seus amigos?
Imagem: Germany/2006

Spirit of Press Conference

September 19th, 2013 by

Spirit of Press Conference: The Ball 2010 was the special guest of the Mali Football Federation in Bamako in March 2010 en route to the World Cup in South Africa.

Spirit of Football had a very special partnership

September 18th, 2013 by

Spirit of Football had a very special partnership with Special Olympics and hundreds of SO athletes in 2010. The Ball 2014 is looking forward to another special relationship in 2014 en route to Brazil.

Charles Miller, the man who brought football to Brazil

September 17th, 2013 by

Charles Miller, the man who brought football to Brazil. Not a bad idea actually. It seems like the people down there don’t mind having a kick about every now and again!

SOF2014

Curiosidades sobre o futebol no Brasil – Charles Miller é considerado o pai do futebol brasileiro. No ano de 1894, quando retornou de seus estudos na Inglaterra, trouxe na bagagem a primeira bola de futebol que rolou sobre os campos brasileiros. :)

One Ball, One World

September 15th, 2013 by

One Ball, One World

SOF2014

Hoje nós viemos só contar para vocês que estamos preparando novidades para o dia das crianças no SOF2014! A melhor expressão do espírito do futebol está no sorriso de uma criança! \o/

The Ball gets it’s visa and can enter Malawi

September 15th, 2013 by

The Ball gets it’s visa and can enter Malawi, en route to South Africa in 2010…

Flashback: The Ball 2010 in Botswana

September 14th, 2013 by

One Ball, One World – The Ball 2010 in Botswana en route from London to South Africa and the World Cup

UNAS Heliópolis

September 12th, 2013 by

Last Tuesday, Sept. 10, the Spirit of Football computer center opened in the community center UNAS Heliópolis. Computers are now available for the kids who come to the library to use.

SOF2014

Na última terça feira, dia 10 de setembro, foi inaugurado o espaço do Spirit of Football na Biblioteca Comunitária de UNAS Heliópolis. Computadores agora fazem parte da rotina da garotada que frequenta a biblioteca. Um espaço interativo de ensino e diversão, é solidariedade e investimento na formação dos pequenos! \o/
Confira algumas imagens:

The Ball 2014 left England on 9th Jan 2014 and headed to the World Cup in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.