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Bandai Namco is back again with another trailer for Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions. Going through the European team circuit, we’re making a stop in Italy this time. Meet the Italy Junior Youth team and which standout players are taking their team to victory.


Leonardo Rusciano

A forward for the Italian Junior Youth team.

His personality is a bit problematic, but he has great offensive talent. He can counterattack single-handedly.

Gino Hernandez

A goalkeeper and the captain of the Italian Junior Youth team. He is a ‘Perfect Keeper’ who let in no goals for an entire year by blocking opponent shots with his ‘Golden Right Hand’.


Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions enters the Nintendo Switch arena on August 28th, 2020.


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Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)