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The Best Soccer Tours in Italy

SMI offers the unique opportunity to partake in a Soccer tour here in Italy organized by a globally recognized Soccer Institution. Our goal is to offer you a unforgettable experience.  

The unique opportunity to train with our professional coaching staff.

Train like a Pro

Tailor Made Solution, Customize your trip

Explore Italy, the most beautiful country in the World

Surf Cup International

Discover our typical itinerary

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    Learn From the Best

    Under the direction of Director of Coaching and World Cup winner Marco Materazzi, SMI created its own soccer methodology. We are able to offer the best soccer experience in Italy because of our numerous affiliations with top clubs and leagues, including the Italian Serie A. Our team is made up of UEFA coaches with years of expertise at the top level who speak several languages. Additionally, SMI invites sports students from all over the world to study at a university situated in the center of Rome. With the help of one of our own Academic Directors and Serie A Coach, Antonio Cincotta, we work to transfer our knowledge from the classroom to the playing field.

    Our Team 

    Marco Materazzi– Director of Coaching. 2006 World Cup Champion and 2010 “Triplete Winner”

    Antonio Cincotta– Academic Dierector. Sampdoria Women Head Coach

    Fabrizio Piccareta– AD and Head coach. Former AS Roma and Sunderland Coach

    Marco Montini– Strength and Condition. Italian National U20 Team 

    Luca Saladino– Goalkeeper Coach. Coach at AS Roma

    Massimo Augusto– Player Development. Sampdoria Youth Academy


    Train like a Pro

    By joining our Soccer Tour , your team will have the opportunity to train with our professional coaches while visit one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The program includes:

    • UEFA licensed coaches
    • Strength & Conditioning sessions
    • GK Training
    • Fun and cultural activities
    • Friendly Games
    • Video footage of training sessions and games. 
    • Individual player evaluation and report provided by our professional coaches

    Tailor-made Solution, Customize your trip

    This is what can be included depending on your needs and budget:

    • Accommodation at 4 stars hotel for the length of your stay 
    • Full meal plan 
    • A full time chaperone 24/7
    • Transportation in Rome including sightseeing excursions
    • Daily training sessions
    • Friendly matches against Italian teams 
    • Serie A Stadio Vip tours and Serie A games 
    • Sightseeing tours in the most beautiful cities 



    Explore Italy like a local

    Play soccer and visit Italy! Combine professional training and friendly matches with some time off to experience Italy, one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

    Italy offers a number of iconic destinations all with unique cultural experiences, great cuisine and top soccer competition.

    There are so many reasons why Italy is a perfect destination for your tour  between training with our professional academy in one of the most beautiful soccer field in the world, friendly matches against similar opposition and daily excursions to wonderful museums, ancient ruins and impressive beaches, serie a games.  Our mission is always provide a unforgettable experience to your teams and families.


    Surf Cup International - Rome City

    Surf Cup International Rome City powered by SMI and IDA will be hosted at Rome City Training Center inside the historic city of Rome, Italy (April 5th-8th, 2023). This tournament will have a backdrop of some of the most beautiful sights in the world. From exciting competition on the pitch to incredible sightseeing in the city – there is something for the whole family.

    Surf Cup International Rome offers world class competition and a chance to experience some of the oldest, most breathtaking sights on the planet. A once in a lifetime experience awaits.

    The 2023 SCI Rome event sees teams from all throughout Europe and North America compete to become youth world champions. With the number of professional youth academies in attendance growing rapidly, it’s an event you’ll want to get your team into before spots fill up.

    Don’t worry about getting buy-in from parents. The history Rome carries is enough to spend a week touring alone, but the area also has tremendous coastal-city sightseeing and cuisine you’ll never forget.

    This event is open for 2005/2006/2007 boys and girls age groups.

    Our Typical Itinerary

    Day 1: Depart from North America

    Flight to Rome. Relax and get ready for an unforgettable experience 

    Day 2: Welcome to the Eternal City

    Arrive at the Fiumicino Airport. Meet your Tour expert. 

    • Check in to the Hotel in the heart of Rome 
    • Training Session
    • Dinner at hotel
    Day 3 Explore Rome and Serie A Match 
    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Rome Sightseeing – Colosseum
    • Lunch in a local restaurant
    •  Serie A Match – Olympic Stadium
    • Dinner  
    Day 4 Vatican City and Friendly game
    • Breakfast
    • Vatican City –St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Lunch
    • Friendly game vs College PSA
    • Dinner
    Day 5 Home of Italian Football 
    • Breakfast
    • Departure to Florence
    • Lunch
    • Coverciano  (Home of Italian Football) Training Session
    • Dinner
    Day 6 Enjoy Florence
    • Breakfast
    • Florence Sightseeing – Duomo and Uffizi
    • Lunch
    • Friendly Game vs Local Team
    • Dinner
    Day 7  We love Tuscany 
    • Breakfast
    • Departure to Siena
    • Lunch
    • Friendly Game vs San Gimigniano
    • Dinner

    Day 8 Free time in Rome

    • Breakfast
    • Departure to Rome
    • Lunch
    • Shopping in Rome – Via del Corso
    • Dinner

    Day 9 See your soon!

    • Breakfast
    • Travel to the Airport
    *This itinerary is just an example. The trip is 100% customizable depending on needs, budget. 

    Do you have any questions? 

    At SMI we are looking for students who are willing to think outside the box and prepare themself  for a professional journey in a rapidly changing world.