E.I.F. Ricardo Godoy

About us

Our organization was created in 1990 in Mendoza (Argentina) under the name of “Escuela Internacional de Fútbol Ricardo Godoy”. Today is recognized and prestigious in much of the world. In 2017, we fulfilled 27 years of experience.

We have worked in Argentina, Spain and Portugal and we worked with football for children in Cuba, Angola, Morocco, Mauritania and Mali. Our teams have travelled around the world.

In 1997, we moved our headquarters to Gran Canaria (Spain).

In 2006, we created our offices in the city of Vila Real de Santo Antonio (Algarve – Portugal)

Since 2011, we have presence in the Middle East based in Dubai. Our group created the company “FOOTBALL SPORTS SERVICES” in UAE as a base of operations in the Middle East and soon in China.

In 2012 our group has started activities in Brazil, México, Canada and USA.

In 2016 we have created a Foundation in Mali under the name of “FUNDACION CANARIA ESCUELA INTERNACIONAL DE FUTBOL RICARDO GODOY DE MALI” to work in solidarity campaigns and promote football.

In all these years, we have achieved a continuity in our services, working hard every day to move forward with our football programs and future projects.

In addition, our school has the itinerant football museum, its own brands of food and assembling a recreational park with different football inflatable.

Our organization has become an international sports management group, becoming the largest group of organizing sports events in the world.

Mundialito began in Mendoza during the first three editions.
Subsequently, it took place in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) for 7 editions (two of them on the island of Fuerteventura)

The tournament continued its development in Vila real de Santo Antonio (Algarve-Portugal) for 10 editions, accompanied in the 5 last for the support of the city of Ayamonte (Spain) as sub-headquarters.

From 2017, Mundialito will take place in the Costa Dorada (Catalonia).

Mundialito has become the biggest International Football Tournament for children in the world, where 5.000 players from more than 50 nationalities plays a real World Cup.

In 2016, we also started a new project called “Pre-Mundialito” consisting of qualifying tournaments for Mundialito.

International protected trademarks:

We own the brand Mundialito, registered for Spain, European Community, Arab Countries, Asia, Brazil, Argentina and USA.

We also own the intellectual property of Mundialito in all formats (logos and trademarks).

Our services:

  • Organization of football schools.
  • Organization of Mundialito and Pre-Mundialito (registered brand and intellectual property in America, Europe and Asia).

   Our events:

  • Mundialito: International Football Tournament for children.

In 1994 our school started with the more ambitious project of Youth Football in the world, with the objective to create “a real world cup” of football for children on every continent.

Today it’s a reality in Europe and we continue working to bring it to other continents.

The basis of the program is the competition at an early age (From 6 to 12 years old).

In 2017 will be the 1st edition of the Mundialito Senior Inter-Business. The first one World Football 5 Tournament for companies from the 5 continents.