Roberto Mancini, Manager of Manchester City football club, came with his family for two-day visit to Medjugorje on Monday, March 26, 2012. He participated in the evening prayer programme, visited places of prayer in Medjugorje and spoke to Franciscans in Medjugorje parish. He also held press conference in the Information Centre Mir Medjugorje where he spoke about reasons for his visit and about some details from the world of sports. At the very beginning he said how this visit is fulfillment of one decision that he made long time ago. He heard about Medjugorje for the first time 25 years ago from one of the priests from Genova. “I believe this is a special place and I am really happy here”, said Mancini. He spoke about the importance of spirituality in everyday life and he said how faith means a lot to him. At the end, he said that he is planning to come again, since Medjugorje is really a special place for him.