Who are we?
Our company was created in 1992, in Mendoza, Argentina under the name of Escuela Internacional de Fútbol Ricardo Godoy. At present our school is very well known and appreciated in a great part of the world. In 2015 will make 25 years old.
We have worked in Argentina, Spain and Portugal. We cooperated with youth football in Cuba, Angola, Morocco, Mauritania and Mali. Moreover, our teams have been travelling worldwide up to now.
In 1997, we moved our headquarters to Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.
In 2006, we set up a branch in Vila Real de Santo Antonio City, Algarve, Portugal.
Since 2011 we have had presence in the Middle East with the setting up of our office in Dubai, where our group created another company, Football Sports Services in the United Arab Emirated which acts as operacional base for the Middle East and we are working to establish an office in China.
Since March, 2012, our group has started new activities in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and USA.
During these years we have been able to sustain continuous services by working intensively each year to carry out our football programmes and new future projects such as the organization and start up of great sportive events.
Apart from all these activities, our company possesses a Football itinerant Museum, it owns fast food brands and a recreacional park with different football inflatables.
All our organizations have come together to create a great internacional sports management group. Our biggest event is “the Mundialito” that complete 23 years in 2016. The Mundialito began in Menduza, Argentina which lasted the first three editions. Then in Gran Canarias, Canarias Island where lasted seven years where two of them were in Fuertevebtura Island, Canary Island. And for continue this amazing journey, the last ten editions were in VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTÓNIO, ALGARVE, PORTUGAL where in the last five editions joined Ayamonte city, Spain like sub-headquarters.
Mundialito has become the greatest International Tournament of Youth Football where more than 4.000 players from over 50 nationalities. We count on the participation of the best clubs of worldwide recognition.
In 2015 we will begin a new project, the qualifier tournaments that call PRE-MUNDIALITO, our new brand.
Protected Brands at International level:
We are the owners of “Mundialito” trade mark for Spain, European Union, Middle East, Arab States, Asia, Brazil, Argentina and USA.
We also owns the copyright of all Mundialito´s formats and logos.
- Organization of Football Schools.
- Organization of Mundialito Tournament and Pre-Mundialito, registered trademark and copyright for América, Europe and Asia in the franchising system.
- Moreover we have got a scouting programme where we work with other clubs and other football school of several countries.
Patronize the Center Diarra, a very humble football school in Sabalibougou,Bamako, Mali where Ricardo Godoy leads the campaign “TODOS CON MALI” which will end in December with the “Mundialito Solidário” in this African country.
Mundialito, International Youth Football Tournamen, in 1994 our School started this ambitious project at international level has got the creation of a “true world cup” for children as its final goal, one tournament per continent. Today, this objective has just been fullfilled in Europe and we continue working to carry it out in other continents. Competence at early ages, from 6 to 12 years old, is the base of our programme.
The Mundialito began in Menduza, Argentina which lasted the first three editions. Then in Gran Canarias, Canarias Island where lasted seven years where two of them were in Fuertevebtura Island, Canary Island. And for continue this amazing journey, the last ten editions were in VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTÓNIO, ALGARVE, PORTUGAL where
Mundialito Cruise: for the first time a football world cup is thought to be held on board of one the largest ships belonging to Royal Caribbean Cruiser. The official launching of this project was held in 2010 with the attendance of Pepe, Real Madrid´s player, ex famous footballers like Gica Hagi, Paulo Futre and Rama Rebbapragada, Royal Caribbean´s Vice-president, Francisco Texeira, Royal Caribbean´s Portugal Director and the mentor of the project, the ex - footballer, Ricardo Godoy.
This will be a theme Cruiser with the organization of Mundialito Tournament on board of a ship and with all the actitivies of cruiser for the entertaiment of children and their families, with the attendance of great football stars. We are working to hold this event in the summer of 2017.