The Project


“After many years of requests from sports authorities and associations, I have decided to open a soccer academy called after my name. I have selected competent and expert people who will be part of the school and I will follow it constantly and actively, taking part to the events of the Academy. “.

“I have chosen Perugia because it is the most appropriate town to welcome foreign young athletes too, by merging the passion for soccer with study. A perfect combination, in which I strongly believe, because sport and education together are the basics for the personal growth of individuals”.

“I wish to find and train a young Paolo Rossi, a talent to introduce to the Italian and international soccer”. 

Paolo Rossi

On the day of the presentation of the Academy


The Paolo Rossi Academy has its offices in Perugia, Italy. It operates on state-of-the-art football pitches. It cooperates with the University for Foreigners of Perugia, with regard to the academic lessons. It offers a boarding house for underage pupils and a university boarding house for academic students. Moreover, it offers private lodging and hotels for short-term stays. It can host up to 200  athletes with at least a coach per 15 students.



prit Project PR.I.T. /ANNUAL COURSE

Courses of 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9 Months.
This program aims to train and grow new sports talents, with the possibility of being selected by professional clubs following official exams.


Courses of 3, 6, 8, 9 Months.
It is addressed to college coaches, universities and football schools, in order to get the knowledge you need to be able to teach football.

TEAM TOUR project Courses from 1, 2, 3, weeks.
Addressed to already formed football teams or to football enthusiasts, to enable them to make a football experience abroad, adding the pleasure of visiting some of the major Italian cities rich in history, art and culture.

The Tournament organized by the Paolo Rossi Academy is an opportunity to measure the skills of each team under the eyes of scouts, coaches and above all of a unique character such as the World Champion Paolo Rossi. Every single athlete has the opportunity to show himself to an important audience.


Being an international school, the lessons are mainly in English.