The Danone Nations Cup is an international football competition organized every year since 2000, on the initiative of Groupe Danone.
Supported by Zinedine Zidane, it gathers 10 to 12 y.o. teams from 40 different countries and all continents. This competition is made of 40 national tournaments and a world final agreed by the FIFA. Each year 40 teams are qualified to represent their country at the world final of the event.
Beyond the sports events, the competition is also a way to promote the values of Groupe DANONE : Humanism, Open-mindedness, Proximity and Enthusiasm.
2,5 million children worldwide take part every year in the event.
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