17 March 2016
JUVENTUS SUMMER CAMPS AT VERDURA TO INSPIRE FOOTBALL'S NEXT GENERATION
Italian champions a record 33 times, Juventus is deservedly regarded as one of the world’s elite footballing powers, and children have the chance to learn the secrets of the most successful side in Italian history at the deluxe Verdura Resort this summer. Featuring a galaxy of stars including Paul Pogba, Alvaro Morata, Gianluigi Buffon, Patrice Evra and Mario Mandžukić, Juventus continues to set the standard in Italy having won the Serie ‘A’ title the last four years in a row.
The Turin side is top of the table and on target to defend its title again this season, and budding stars of the future can train using the same methods as its stars when Verdura hosts the Juventus Summer Training Experience for the third year running from July 1 to September 2.
The soccer schools have been attended by more than 100,000 children since launching, and offer youngsters dreaming of a career in football the chance to emulate their idols under the guidance of a team of the club’s top coaches.
Open to boys and girls aged five to 16, each day features three hours’ training including skills sessions, match practice and advice on fitness. In addition, those taking part will also receive a certificate for their attendance and exclusive Juventus Summer Training Session Adidas training kit with two T-shirts, two pairs of shorts and socks and a backpack.
Prices start at €370 per person for a four-day programme with five and seven-day options also available, week-long training programme, while families with more than one child participating can enjoy a 10 per cent discount. All rates are exclusive of VAT.
Surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop and orange groves, Verdura Resort’s full-size football pitch provides the ideal location for professionals and amateurs to enjoy a warm-weather training break, with Germany’s national team using the award-winning venue for a training camp ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
And while their children are busy improving their football skills, parents can enjoy the chance to take advantage of the array of other luxury facilities available at Verdura – a Rocco Forte hotel.
Nestling next to the Mediterranean in 230 hectares of stunning landscape and only an 80-minute drive from Trapani and Palermo airports, the resort features 203 rooms and suites – all with a sea view.
In aaddition to football, guests can enjoy numerous other sports and leisure facilities including two 18- hole championship golf courses and extensive practice amenities, a six-court tennis academy, numerous watersports, a 60m two-tiered infinity pool, a 170sqm fully-equipped gym and an award-winning 4,000sqm spa complex.
For more information on Verdura Resort and to book, phone +39 0925 998001 or visit www.roccofortehotels.com
Notes to editor
Verdura Resort, a member of Leading Hotels of the World, faces the crystal azure Mediterranean Sea on the south coast of Sicily. Set in 230 hectares of stunning landscape, with over a mile of private coastline, has just 203 rooms and suites, giving a true sense of both space and privacy. Three world-class golf courses designed by Kyle Philips make Verdura the perfect all-year-round golf destination. There are six tennis courts; a 60m infinity pool; a soccer pitch; a fully-equipped gym; a wide-ranging sports and fitness choice and running trails through olive and lemon groves. The resort's restaurants and bars celebrate Sicilian cuisine with menus created from fresh organic ingredients complimented by a superb wine list. For a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, the 4.000 sqm Verdura Spa has four thalassotherapy pools, two saunas and one capacious hamman, an extensive treatment menu and personalised well-being programmes. The resort has a 4.000sqm conference centre.
Tel : +39 0925 998175