If you have die-hard football fans in the family, they might prefer to watch or play football or even place bets when on a vacation just for the thrill of it. There are several destinations in the world that offer football-centric vacations. Read on to know about some of these places:

1.Hilton at St. George’s Park – St. George’s Park is where the national football team of England trains. When the players are here, they stay at the Hilton hotel. It can be exciting for football fans to stay here and watch their favorite players practice. The two great things are that if there is a football match you can place bets right in the stadium during the game and also you can drop off your kids there while you watch the match. Alternatively you can find the best betting sites in the UK online and wager there.

2.Verdura Resort, Sicily – Situated on the Sicilian Coast, this is where the German national team trained prior to the 2010 world cup. Kids from five to sixteen years can have a great time participating in the Juventus FC training camp at the football pitch of the resort.

3.Forte Village, Sardinia – The Chelsea football club soccer school is located here. There are a range of courses for children between four and fourteen, which they can apply for while staying at the resort.

4.Amari Buriram United, Thailand – It is the lone football-themed hotel in Thailand. Located close the home stadium of the national football team, the hotel is modeled along the lines of a sports stadium.

5.First Choice Holiday Villages – Children staying at the resort can look to enroll themselves in a range of courses at the international football academy. The sessions are conducted by UEFA or FA qualified coaches and are open to kids from the age of five to sixteen.

6.Hotel Football, England – The hotel has a football pitch on its roof. It is close to Manchester’s Old Trafford stadium and is owned by former Manchester United football players Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs.

7.La Manga, Spain – The resort is home to a football academy that offers courses to children between the age of three and eighteen years. The football center here has eight grass pitches and has been used by Spanish and English national teams as well as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea to train.

For children who love football, these great destinations can prove to be fun and enjoyable for them.