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INTERVIEW

L’Educazione Sociale nello Sport – il Calcio alla Base del Valore Personale Social Education in Sports - Football as a Basis for Personal Value Personal Value

by Raisa Ambros, Editor CCEG Social Value & Intangibles Review

Interview with Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Gigi Buffon is famous worldwide for his Social Value. He has always promoted children-oriented projects with his personal image. He shares his views on the relationship between intangible values and sports in the following interview. "Social Value is the level of importance given by each person to the very concept of mankind. It consequently de nes the ability of a person to consider the others necessary to his/her existence, not for utilitarian purposes, but because they are similar to us and they belong to the same widest concept of society". As for Personal Value, Gigi declares he has never hidden his mistakes and failures, facing his responsibilities and always acting in a transparent and straightforward way which has served him well. So does he approve of the Seratio Personal Value campaign? "I have always believed I had to pay great importance to personal value, self-esteem and self-con dence. They are the basics to achieve any great success, because they are strictly connected with our projects for the future, to motivation, serenity and inner steadiness". He de nes Personal Value as 'the starting point to seriously and consciously believe that what each of us does is really good for him/her and for others'. When asked how seriously can football have a positive impact on society to make this a better world, Gigi has a profound and signi cant answer: "Football and footballers are too often identi ed with values and symbols thanks to their fame and visibility. I do not believe this is right. In fact, I think that our society, lacking in stable and rooted values, usually tends to pass on its responsibility to the world of football, which is not primarily focused on social education. Football is a sport. A wonderful sport for entertainment. It may and must be a moment of serenity, amusement, joy and meeting for anybody. However, it cannot and it must not be considered a substitute for school, family, parental relationship etc." D. Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance (CCEG) è il leader mondiale nella misurazione dell impatto sociale e del Valore Sociale, oltre ad altri valori intangibili come l arte, la violenza domestica, il benessere degli animali, la schiavitù moderna, ecc. Ogni persona del mondo ha la propria visione sull argomento. Come de nirebbe Lei il Valore Sociale?

D. Lei è il Valore Sociale dello sport mondiale: considerato uno dei migliori portieri di tutti i tempi, inserito nella FIFA 100, la lista dei 125 più grandi giocatori viventi, Campione del mondo con la Nazionale italiana nel 2006, tanti trofei con la Juventus. addirittura soprannominato Superman. Tutto questo ci dice che ha un enorme Valore Personale. Ma qual è la propria percezione del Valore Personale di Gigi Buffon e la de nizione in generale?

R. Per me il Valore Sociale è il livello di importanza che ogni persona attribuisce al concetto stesso di uomo. E in quanto tale, contestualmente, de nisce la sua capacità di concepire gli altri come indispensabili alla sua stessa esistenza non per ni meramente utilitaristici, ma in quanto simili e inseriti in un contesto molto più ampio del concetto di società.

R. Ho sempre ritenuto di dover attribuire grande importanza al valore personale, all autostima e alla ducia in sé stessi. Elementi imprescindibili al raggiungimento di qualunque grande traguardo perché si legano indissolubilmente ai nostri progetti per il futuro, alla motivazione, alla serenità e alla solidità interiore di ognuno di noi.

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Social Value and Intangibles Review - November 2015  

NOVEMBER 2015: Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance journal on Social Innovation and Social Impact Analysis SUPPLEMENTS: EU Sei...

Social Value and Intangibles Review - November 2015  

NOVEMBER 2015: Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance journal on Social Innovation and Social Impact Analysis SUPPLEMENTS: EU Sei...