English Premier League club Chelsea and Italian team AS Roma will play an exhibition game at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. on Aug. 10, according to the AS Roma website. The mouth-watering encounter will see two of Europe's top teams, loaded with famed players, test out their rosters a week before the Premier League kicks off. The Italian League S...

United States-born forward Giuseppe Rossi was left off Italy's final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Saturday. Coach Cesare Prandelli apparently judged that Rossi hadn't fully recovered from his latest right knee injury in January.   It was likely a difficult decision since Rossi has always been one of Prandelli's favorite players.&nb...

"United colors of soccer". Questo il nome dell'evento che ha visto protagonisti i fan club newyorchesi di Sampdoria, Genoa, Roma, Fiorentina, Milan, Juventus e il neonato fan club "Pepito Rossi", dedicato al giocatore della Fiorentina nato e cresciuto in New Jersey.   Il tifo organizzato italiano ha voluto testimoniare come si possano vivere...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   There was a time, between the 80s and the 90s, when Italian football was the best in Europe. Not only the great historical teams such as the Milan of Sacchi and the one of Capello or Lippi's Juventus, but also teams new at such high levels, like Boskov's Sampd...

According to reports, Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant is ready to invest 350,000 euros in order to be part of the group that is attempting to purchase FC Bologna. Bologna, which competes in Serie B in Italy, is up for sale and Bryant is part of a group of investors, led by American lawyer Joe Tacopina, that are in advanced t...

AC Cugini is excited to announce it is expanding and has opened an additional office in Fredericksburg, VA, effective May 15, 2015. AC Cugini President Fabio Diletti is the head instructor for the Fredericksburg academy training.   Academy ProgramWe are conducting tryouts at the Momentum Sports Training Center in Fredericksburg for AC Cugini...

by Grant Wahl   How do you go from being a washout as an MLS general manager to being the best-connected American in European soccer? It's a question worth pondering when you're watching TV on a Saturday morning, and the camera shows Sir Alex Ferguson at a Manchester United game, and the guy sitting next to him is ... wait ... is that C...

In 2012, Italian professional club RES Roma Calcio Femminile, the women's side of powerhouse AS Roma, approached AC Cugini President Fabio Diletti to develop an all girls soccer academy in the United States and serve as its Technical Director.   In 2013, northern Virginia club AC Cugini launched RES Roma USA, the first organization in Americ...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 72nd issue of our online magazine. We are starting to establish a series of partnership with institutions and organizations that do a great job in one of more aspects of the relationship between Italy and the United States. Today we...

Per i giovani calciatori italiani si aprono le porte del soccer e dei College universitari Usa. Il 28 e 29 dicembre arriveranno per la prima volta nel nostro Paese allenatori di calcio di diverse Universita' americane per visionare giovani talenti nostrani e offrire loro la possibilita' di trasferirsi negli Stati Uniti per studiare e contempor...