A showcase is an event where players can show their talent to be able to win a place to train with the superior academy, in this case a formation with the Paolo Academy of Perugia. They will have the experience of living and training in an elite European formation.
The Paolo Rossi Showcase will be carried out from October 18 to October 20, in the facilities of the Atlanta Silverbacks Pak, located in Atlanta, Georgia. Daniel D’amico, scout of the known Italian, Paolo Rossi Academy, along with the Vinotinto Academy and La Pizarra del DT, will choose a group of players that will have the opportunity of playing at the Paolo Rossi Academy (Perugia, Italy) for one week, in order to make a spot at the academy’s youth divisions.
As a prize, the organizers of this event will choose the most capable and skillful player and he will be awarded with a free tryout week at the Paolo Rossi Academy, in Perugia, Italy. The organizers will cover the costs of a week of training in the academy (does not include plane ticket). The rest of selected players will have to pay for their own flight ticket and one-week stay at the Paolo Rossi Academy, which price is €900.
The event will have a cost of $200 per player. The categories are the following (year of birth):
*The estimated date of the final tryout in Italy is June 2020. The cost for the trip to Italy and participation in the tryouts are responsability of each player, excepting the one awarded with the full payed week (does not include plane ticket).
The Paolo Rossi academy was founded by the World Cup and the FIFA Ballon d'Or winner, Paolo Rossi. Its headquarters are in Perugia, Italy. Paolo Rossi’s experience in forming players, has given the opportunity to many young players to be able to join teams such as, Cagliari, Fiorentina, Peruggia, Empoli and Genoa. For more information visit: paolorossiacademy.com
Created in 2014, is a multiplatform web, registered in USA with main influence in Latin America. Their services are very wide but they mainly focus in scouting services, soccer “education formation”, and its diffusion through online and social media resources. For more information please visit: lapizarradeldt.com
Created in 2017 in Atlanta, Vinotinto Academy is characterized by its formation and development of players of all ages such as, children, teens, and adults. They focus in the improvement of the the player through training discipline, which will benefit the yough athletes in getting a better understanding about soccer and the techinique that requiers to be a better player. For more information please visit: vinotintoacademy.com
During three days, players will have the chance to show their talent in the showcase. The main objective is to find players with capacities to be able to travel to Europe and train with the Paolo Rossi Academy, so they could be seen by a professional team that are looking for future candidates.
The training during the showcase will be hold in two hours per day, where the players will have the opportunity to show their skills, through exercises with the ball, drills and high intensity games. The schedule will be as following:
Every player who meets the requirements will have the chance to travel. There is no a specific number of chosen players since staff will chose the best candidates.
Fill the sign up form by clicking HERE or on the tab "Sign Up" located at the top of this page.
The form must be completed by a participant's guardian. It includes a responsability waiver that must be signed. After filling the form up, the user will be redirected to the payment page where it can be made with Paypal, debit or credit card. The entire payment process is online.
There are numerous cases of players that haven been formed in the Paolo Rossi Academy that play in professional teams nowadays. Next, we provide a few examples:
The event will be at 3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way, Atlanta, GA 30340.