Golden Foot: Monte Carlo defies Hollywood
One prestigious football trophy in the world has increased. World Champions Club with the participation of La Gazzetta dello Sport and active support of Prince albert of Monaco established the Golden Foot award, or "Golden leg". Held in Milan press conference it was announced that this summer in Monte Carlo will appear Alley football stars football answer to Hollywood with its Avenue of stars.Every year one of the current players on the planet will get a trophy and the opportunity to literally leave their mark on the waterfront Monte Carlo. Special jury, which this year will be headed by the chief editor of La Gazzetta dello Sport Pietro Calabrese, in the near future will determine the ten most deserving candidates on the first trophy. To June 5, the list will get the final look, and then for two months, until August 5, fans from all corners of the world will have the opportunity to vote for their chosen candidate on Internet site www.goldenfoot.СЃРѕm.Р–СЋСЂРё also call one or more of the great players of the past that will also leave its mark on the walk of fame. The solemn award ceremony with ritual perpetuation of star prints will be held in Monte Carlo on 26 August.The founders of the new award was decided that each year a portion of the proceeds from the summer gala will pass in the address of one or another charity project. The first time the choice fell on the famous Brazilian Dungy, the world champion 1994. Present at the press conference Dunga told those gathered that the proceeds in August, the money will be spent on the improvement Resting Olympic Village is an unusual mini-village located on five acres near Porto Alegre. This town will become a second home for children aged 6 to 17 years of poor Brazilian families.A new award can hardly be seen as an attempt to compete with the famous "Golden ball", which is awarded under the auspices of the "France Football". As was noted at the press conference, the jury will select ten players not on the results of a single season, but through a combination of achievements in his career. So the "Golden leg" rather complements the "Golden ball", rather than somehow trying to replace him.George KUDINOV.