Torneo di Viareggio


The Torneo di Viareggio (English: Viareggio Tournament), officially named the Viareggio Cup World Football Tournament Coppa Carnevale, is a youth association football tournament held annually in the commune of Viareggio, Italy and its surrounding areas. Established in 1949, the Torneo di Viareggio is considered one of the most important youth football tournaments in the world.[1]

Viareggio Cup World Football Tournament Coppa Carnevale
Organising bodyC.G.C. Viareggio
Founded1949
RegionItaly
Number of teams48
Current champions Bologna
Most successful club(s) Milan, Juventus, (9 titles each)
Television broadcastersRAI
WebsiteOfficial Website (italian)
2019 Torneo di Viareggio

It coincides with the Carnival of Viareggio, starting on the third Monday of Carneval. The tournament runs for a fortnight, and finishes on the last Monday of Carnival. For this reason, it is also known as Coppa Carnevale (English: Carnival Cup).

Winners


By year

Year Winner Runner-up
1949 A.C. Milan Lazio
1950 Sampdoria A.S. Roma
1951 Partizan Belgrade Sampdoria
1952 A.C. Milan Partizan Belgrade
1953 A.C. Milan Juventus
1954 Lanerossi Vicenza Juventus
1955 Lanerossi Vicenza Sampdoria
1956 Spartak Prague A.C. Milan
1957 A.C. Milan A.S. Roma
1958 Sampdoria Fiorentina
1959 A.C. Milan Partizan Belgrade
1960 A.C. Milan Dukla Prague
1961 Juventus Lanerossi Vicenza
1962 Internazionale Fiorentina
1963 Sampdoria Bologna
1964 Dukla Prague Bologna
1965 Genoa Juventus
1966 Fiorentina Dukla Prague
1967 Bologna Fiorentina
1968 Dukla Prague Juventus
1969 Atalanta Napoli
1970 Dukla Prague A.C. Milan
1971 Internazionale A.C. Milan
1972 Dukla Prague Internazionale
1973 Fiorentina Bologna
1974 Fiorentina Lazio
1975 Napoli Lazio
1976 Dukla Prague A.C. Milan
1977 Sampdoria A.C. Milan
1978 Fiorentina A.S. Roma
1979 Fiorentina Perugia
1980 Dukla Prague Lazio
1981 A.S. Roma Ipswich Town
1982 Fiorentina Ipswich Town
1983 A.S. Roma Internazionale
1984 Torino Napoli
1985 Torino A.S. Roma
1986 Internazionale Sampdoria
1987 Torino Fiorentina
1988 Fiorentina Torino
1989 Torino A.S. Roma
1990 Cesena Napoli
1991 A.S. Roma Napoli
1992 Fiorentina A.S. Roma
1993 Atalanta A.C. Milan
1994 Juventus Fiorentina
1995 Torino Fiorentina
1996 Brescia Parma
1997 Bari Torino
1998 Torino Irineu
1999 A.C. Milan Varteks
2000 Empoli Fiorentina
2001 A.C. Milan Vitória
2002 Internazionale Torino
2003 Juventus Slavia Prague
2004 Juventus Empoli
2005 Juventus Genoa
2006 Juventud Juventus
2007 Genoa A.S. Roma
2008 Internazionale Empoli
2009 Juventus Sampdoria
2010 Juventus Empoli
2011 Internazionale Fiorentina
2012 Juventus A.S. Roma
2013 Anderlecht A.C. Milan
2014 A.C. Milan Anderlecht
2015 Internazionale Hellas Verona
2016 Juventus Palermo
2017 Sassuolo Empoli
2018 Internazionale Fiorentina
2019 Bologna Genoa

By club

Club Winners Runners-up Winning years
AC Milan 9 7 1949, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1999, 2001, 2014
Juventus 9 5 1961, 1994, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2016
Fiorentina 8 9 1966, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1988, 1992
Internazionale 8 2 1962, 1971, 1986, 2002, 2008, 2011, 2015, 2018
Torino 6 3 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1995, 1998
Dukla Prague 6 2 1964, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1976, 1980
Sampdoria 4 4 1950, 1958, 1963, 1977
AS Roma 3 8 1981, 1983, 1991
Bologna 2 3 1967, 2019
Genoa 2 2 1965, 2007
Vicenza 2 1 1954, 1955
Atalanta 2 1969, 1993
Napoli 1 4 1975
Empoli 1 4 2000
Partizan Belgrade 1 2 1951
Anderlecht 1 1 2013
Bari 1 1997
Brescia 1 1996
Cesena 1 1990
Juventud 1 2006
Sassuolo 1 2017
Sparta Prague 1 1956
Lazio 4
Ipswich Town 2
Irineu 1
Parma 1
Perugia 1
Slavia Prague 1
Varteks 1
Vitória 1
Hellas Verona 1
Palermo 1

Golden Boy Award


Since 2009, the Torneo di Viareggio Golden Boy award is given to the best talent in the tournament (including goalkeepers). The player who collects the most votes by a jury composed of sports journalists accompanying the event is the winner.

The jury will be composed of:

Winners

Year Player Country Club
2009 Guido Marilungo  Italy Sampdoria
2010 Ciro Immobile  Italy Juventus
2011 Simone Dell'Agnello  Italy Internazionale
2012 Leonardo Spinazzola  Italy Juventus
2013 Bryan Cristante  Italy A.C. Milan
2014 Alberto Cerri  Italy Parma
2015 Federico Bonazzoli  Italy Internazionale
2016 Antonino La Gumina  Italy Palermo
2017 Carlo Manicone  Italy Empoli
2018 Gabriele Gori  Italy Fiorentina
2019 Flavio Bianchi  Italy Genoa

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