Tag Archives: Viareggio

El Shaarawy, Cavani and the “Viareggio-born” Serie A strikers

When AC Milan man-of-the-moment Stephan El Shaarawy became the Serie A top scorer by pushing the ball into the Chievo Verona net, when Napoli crackerjack Édinson Cavani gave his terrific performance in the Europa League match against Dnipro, all Italian … Continue reading

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Viareggio, How To Be a Top Club Amid General Indifference

You are just one point behind the top of the third tier of Italian football and you play before less than 1,000 fans in home games. Sounds like a  very odd situation, but this is what happens in Viareggio, home … Continue reading

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Andrea Ferrari, the Trainer of Future F1 Champions

Nomen omen is a Latin expression used in order to refer to people whose destiny is somehow suggested by their name. It may apply also to the story of Andrea Ferrari, a 33-year-old Tuscan guy who works as an athletic … Continue reading

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Viareggio Bs, the Athletic Bilbao of beach soccer

Take a group of friends and let them share the joy of playing football on a sandy beach in their hometown in Italy. They form a team participating in the beach soccer national league, backed by the non-professional department of … Continue reading

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