Gallini Cup

Elite Football Tournament

Gallini Cup is the largest international youth football tournament in Italy.
Each year 120 clubs are selected to participate, including a professional team in every qualification group.
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Gallini Cup participants

Many scouts come to watch the matches of Gallini Cup, which is a great opportunity for young players to show their talent and being called by professional teams.
For this reason more than 150 participants of Gallini Cup have reached the best European leagues.
How many of these players do you know?

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Composition of qualification groups

1 Pro Team

A top team from Serie A, Champions League, Europa League, etc.

1 International

A selected international football team from around the world

1 Elite School

A "Scuola Calcio Elite", the highest youth title in Italy, acknowledge by FIGC

1 Domestic Team

A team from Venice area that makes its stadium available to play

Stage group with 24 teams divided in 6 groups of 4 teams

Qualification Tournaments

Teams at Gallini Cup are selected. Those who don’t meet the requirements can register to a qualification tournament. Winners get a wild card for the next Gallini Cup!

17-19 June 2022

In Budapest you can combine the history of an amazing capital, great football teams and fun lesiure activities for any age.

21-23 June 2022

Enjoy days of sport and fun playing in the coast of Venice, while lodging in a beautiful camping with water park on the beach.


The official Gallini qualification tournament in the Balkan peninsula will be in the great sport center of Stara Zagora, in Bulgaria.

A showcase of youth football

What We Offer

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Unique opportunity for talented players

All participants of Gallini Cup play matches with professional teams, because every qualification group includes a top Club from Champions League, Europa League, Serie A, Premier League, Serie B, etc.

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Lifetime international experience

Since 1999 Gallini Cup hosted thousands of young players from every Continent, with unconditional spirit of welcome and brotherhood, becoming the largest elite football tournament in Italy.

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A vibrant melting pot of youth

Many top players reached the major leagues of Europe right after playing at Gallini Cup.
Back in the years, as now, participants enjoy an important experience that leads to strengthening the values of fair play.

Where is the Gallini Cup?

Pordenone, Italy

Gallini Cup takes place in Pordenone, a beautiful Italian town located between Venice, Austria and Slovenia. It’s a perfect place for players and families to enjoy days of sport and fun.

A unique elite football tournament in Europe

Why Choose Us

Professional Teams

In every qualification group there is a top team from Champions League, Europa League, Serie A, Premier League, Serie B, etc.

Truly International

About 50% of the teams are international, so all participants play with several foreign teams, from the 5 Continents

It's a family business

The tournament is managed by Tiziano Cornacchia with his sons Stefano and Matteo, with the support of the all family since 1999

Amazing parade

The opening ceremony starts in the medieval alleys of the city, surrounded by flags, and ends with a huge confetti show

Near Venice

The city center of Venice and other beautiful cities are easily reachable by train directly from our Hotels in Pordenone

Real Referees

At Gallini Cup there are no amateurs referees. All matches are managed by officials of AIA selected by FIGC

Best food

There is no limit on the amount of good food that participants can get at any meal: pasta, rice, bread and vegetables are all you can eat!


With 25 years of tournaments' experience and a neverending list of references, we are a very trustable partner

Let's have some fun!

Other events

We believe that international tournaments should focus on fair play, education and inclusion. Gallini Cup takes place in the same days of Cornacchia World Cup and Donna Cup, with which it shares some events and gathering moments, perfect opportunities to make new friends from all over the world.

“Of course I remember the Gallini Cup! We used to go to many tournaments at that time, but the Gallini was so nice!”

"This is the best tournament I have ever participated. Truly amazing."
FC Vevey
"We came out with memories that will last us a lifetime."
Beadling SC
"A fantastic tournament. Everything was well organized, and just simply very professional."
Videoton FC
"I perfectly understand what means to organize an event with 100 teams, and everything was perfect!"
National Team
"Four days of sporting and human development, in an impeccable organizational context for courtesy and availability."
Bologna FC
"The entire group was immensely impressed by the entire organization. Extremely high standard and well thought out."
Tramway FC
South Africa
"A wonderful experience we want to repeat every year."​
KV Kortrijk
"Prestigious tournament with teams from all over the world. Excellent organization, with the final played in front of a huge audience."
FK Partizan Belgrade
"Organization, atmosphere and completion were really very impressive."
Shangai FC Inter Academy

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Send us a request and make your first step into the tournament! If you are a travel agency or a football coach, we can offer you everything you are searching for.

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Our Story

Born in 1999 Gallini Cup is now the largest football tournament in Italy

Top teams

Many professional teams participate at Gallini Cup every year

Gallini players

More than 150 Gallini players reached the best European league


Gallini Cup takes place in Pordenone, a beautiful town near Venice


Details, participants and everything you need to know about the next Gallini Cup.

Opening ceremony

The program includes a parade in the city center and a confetti show

The Party

A great gathering moment for coaches and players

Awards ceremony

All teams receive a trophy on the last day


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Tournament's rules.


Just relax and enjoy the tournament, we think about everything


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