International U12 İzmir Cup has been organized in İzmir from Altınordu Football Club since 2013. 176 different teams, such as Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Ajax, Athletic Bilbao, Porto, Benfica, PSV Eindhoven, Anderlecht, B. Mönchengladbach, Sampdoria, Werder, Bremen, AZ Alkmaar, Dinamo Kiev, Dinamo Zagreb, have participated to International U12 İzmir Cup until today which is one of the important and biggest international youth football tournaments in Europe.

International U12 İzmir Cup has hosted over 4.000 children until today that most famous Turkish clubs such as Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray, Trabzonspor, Bursaspor, Başakşehir, Kasımpaşa have participated together with the clubs from all around the world.

The tournament, organized only 8 teams in 2013, has become a big festival in a period that 56 teams participated to last year’s tournament.