Under the patronage of the municipality, the capital city and the region of Calabria, a football match in memory of Gianluca Vialli will be held, the proceeds of which will go to We Aut, a structure specializing in helping children with autism.
At the Oreste Granillo stadium in Reggio Calabria, on Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 21:00, the football match “Legend of Gianluca Vialli” will be held, dedicated to the memory of the footballer of the national team of Cremonese, Sampdoria, Juventus and Chelsea . who passed away on January 6, 2023.
Alessandro Arena’s Azzurri National Team, in collaboration with Nicola Elia Alvaro, agent and consultant of sports figures, and Fabio Cordella’s dream team “Wine of Champions”, under the patronage of the Municipality of Reggio Calabria, the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria and Calabria, will be an unforgettable event of solidarity, as proceeds from match ticket sales will be donated to We Aut Structure, an organization specializing in helping children with autism and raising awareness of the issue, which will involve former teammates, actors. , singers and friends of the great late footballer.
Ivan Zamorano, Marco Materazzi, Cafu, John Terry, Vincent Candela, Ernesto Chevanton, Vincenzo Iaquinta, Marcio Amoroso, Amauri, Julio Cesar, Kelvin Curagni, Marek Janculoski, Tommaso Rocchi, Giuseppe Sculli, Simone Pepe, Jorge Vargas confirmed their presence, Francesco Cozza, Fausto Pizzi, Andrea Damante, Sebastien Frey, Diego Lugano, Francesco Colonnese, Christian Terlizzi, Ignazio Moser, Pierluigi Pardo, host of the sports program “Tiki Taka”, journalist Biagio Maimone, musical group “Eiffel 65”, Francesco Facchinetti, influencers Enzuccio and Le Twins, who have 18.5 million subscribers, Brazilian singer Gustavo Almeida, singer-songwriter Fabrizio Venturi, artistic director of the Christian Song Festival, who will perform his songs a few minutes before the start of the football match. and Olympic champion Luigi Busa.
Soon they will be joined by other famous world football stars, artists and well-known TV presenters.
Master Jeweler Michele Affidato will create the Azzurri National award, commissioned by the Canzone Cristiana Festival, to be presented to Alessandro Arena for his generous commitment to the We Aut structure.
Maimone Communication, an expert in the field of social, humanitarian and solidarity communications, is the press service of the match. This event is dedicated to the untimely death of a great man and champion who, with extraordinary courage, fought his illness to the end without giving up.
The City of Reggio Calabria wants to honor the memory of a world football star who distinguished herself by her legendary prowess both on a sporting and human level.
Everyone knows his warm and gentle commitment to teaching young players not only to achieve winning results but also to instill in them the confidence to fulfill football commitments without being frustrated in the face of the critical challenges that characterize it. animated by an indefatigable perseverance, full of hope, that same perseverance and that same hope, of which Gianluca Vialli was a truly exceptional example in the course of his illness, showing that he knew how to live, with an always serene gaze directed towards that horizon, which, as he knew, unfortunately, he had to inexorably reach.
Those who participate in the celebration thank the master of football and at the same time the master of life for his great and loving dedication.