Help Dillon Go to Madrid to play in the World Challenge!

Nyree Mereus Start Date: Sep 15, 2022 - End Date: Jan 14, 2023
  • Madrid, Spain

My Travel Story

by: Nyree Mereus Start Date: Sep 15, 2022 - End Date: Jan 14, 2023
Hello!  My son  Dillon is 13 years old and his passion in life is soccer! He has been playing since he was 6 years old! Dillon currently plays in the  Elite Academy League soccer for Atlanta Fire - and is a left-footed left-winger. 

This summer he was  fortunate enough to attend a soccer camp by one of his favorite teams - Real Madrid. He worked VERY hard at this camp and  was selected to go to Spain and play with Real Madrid as part of the World Challenge in 2023!!! He wants to participate more than anything in the world!

This challenge will allow him to compete with some of the best soccer players in the world, while also exposing him to the training grounds and facilities of the offical REAL MADRID team!  

About the World Challenge: 
This is an international tournament organized by the Real Madrid Foundation that represents a "Madridista" celebration with teams from around the world. It is a unique opportunity to represent to the world the values and code of conduct of the Real Madrid Foundation.  

This is a 7 v 7 tournament for U10, U12, and U14 teams from all over the world. With an inital group stage and a second play-off phase, there are 4 games guaranteed. 

Dates of trip: March 30th to April 7th, 2023. 
Competition dates: April 3rd - 6th
Location: Ciudad Deportiva Real Madrid, Valdebebas (Madrid, Spain)
Requirements: Players must travel with at least one adult. 
Includes: Santiago Bernabeu Tour, Madrid City Tour, and Farewell Party

What is included for player & adult:
  • 8 nights in a 4 star hotel next to the Real Madrid facilities
  • 6 lunches
  • 5 dinners
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Private bus transfers to activities
  • 4 training sessions  (for players)
  • Tournament registration  (for players)
  • 2 training uniforms  (for players only)
  • 5 Laundry services   (for players)
  • Madrid City Tour
  • Santiago Bernabeu Tour & Museum 
  • Medical Insurance 
  • Kaptiva Sports welcome pack  

I am  working two jobs currently, and have three other children so it can be tough to afford such an expensive trip, so I want to try to raise money to help with the cost! We appreciate every dollar donated to help Dillon get to Spain !!!  Thank you for all your support!!!!!

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  • Madrid, Spain


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    Congrats to Dillon for already doing amazing in 8th grade
    He's already getting awards this year!!!
  • Payment Made Today!

    Payment Made Today!
    We made a $900.00 payment today, thanks to everyone who has donated so far! WOW!!! WHAT SUPPORT GUYS!!!!! We appreciate you so much!!!!! We have offically paid down $1900.00 of the invoice!

    Hopefully next week we will be booking the flight week!