The third year of Football in the city is behind us. BILLA was a proud partner of movement and entertainment

COMMERCIAL BREAK / Football in the city, project of the Union of League Clubs, goals for young talents and possible future stars of the Slovakian national team. It ended last week on the square near the Eurovei in Bratislava with the final, in which the best children’s teams from all over Slovakia met. The general partner of the project is the company BILLA through its citizens’ association, which cares about children playing sports and living a healthy life.

preturn the most popular ball the game to the Slovak streets and discover young football talents, is the long-term goal of the project Football in the city. It’s ideal activity for all sporty children under 11 who wanted to be active again and in the fresh air after the pandemic. As with the previous two years, also in the current was behind the project of the Union of League Clubs, which manages the highest Slovak football league in Slovakia – the Fortuna League – and its general partner, or BILLA, for the people. The ambassador was football superstar Marek Hamšík.

155 small and large football players in a new Slovakian record for the longest juggling chain


From the total number of 113 registered teams to last week’s the last (August 25) on the bank of the Danube in Bratislava, received the 16 best teams. However, there could only be one winner and that was the RSC HAMSIK ACADEMY team, who showed excellent form and dominated the entire final of football in the city. The young athletes were very motivated to sign up for this project. Attractive financial prizes for the competition mainly dedicated to Fr. from. BILL to peoplewhile inmotiveand the tournament will use them on the purchase of sports equipment. INwinning team in addition to can look forward to the football camp, which he will enjoy with the legend of Slovak football, Róbert Vitek. We are very happy that thanks to us children are motivated to play sports and do what they like. We realize that exercise is very important for the proper development of children, so we inspire our customers to exercise and have an active lifestyle for the long term.” said Tomáš Staňo, chairman of the board of directors of BILL to the people.

Happy final with BILL

Not only the tournament of the best Slovakian football teams under 11, but also a new record or funny competition during the final of Voetbal in de stade a varied program was not necessary at the Eurovision Song Contest in Bratislava. Visitors witnessed setting the Slovakian record for the longest juggling chain with a ball on the leg. Until participated in this activity 155 juggling talents, while the eager kid athletes were helped by soccer personalities to set the record. The attraction of the last event of football in the city was also the autograph session of football hintrip, ifthey are Marek Sapara, Róbert Vittek or Samuel Slovák, and their practice matchin which the representatives of BILL to the people also participated with enthusiasm. Visitors also enjoyed the performances of football freestylers a they could you too test your skills in many competitions.

She didn’t miss the final this year either Football in the city business zone BILLA, who by her oz BILL to people provides information on healthy lifestyles. During the final of Voetbal in de Stad, a wheel of fortune awaited the little ones in the BILLA zone on the Danube bank, which provided fun and practical prizes for everyone who turned it. Visitors could also play foosball or try a game called subsoccer. Also this year we attracted hundreds of young football fans to individual events of the Football in the City project. The children were able to meet their football idols, who gave them a different taste and motivation to play sports. We are very happy about these encounters, as they are proof that even in the age of tablets and smartphones, children are genuinely interested in having fun in the fresh air and exercising.” stated T. Staňo.

End location

  • 1st place: RSC HAMSIK ACADEMY
  • 2nd place: Red Stars Trnava
  • 3rd place: Avengers AS Trencin

about company

The company BILLA sro, which is part of REWE International AG, has been active in Slovakia since 1993. It is a leader in the supermarket segment. They currently operate 156 and employ more than 4,500 employees. In supermarkets with an average surface of 900 m², BILLA offers a wide range of brands, including own and discount brands. Dominant among the own brands are cost-effective Clever products, products under the BILLA brand, organic products BILLA BIO and the domestic Slovak farm. Equally important is the share of fresh products in the range of delicacies, pastries, fruit, vegetables and dairy products.

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