Alberto Bertolazzi has collaborated with many newspapers and created numerous illustrated books. In 2011 he launched his writing career with the novel Il rugby salverà il mondo (Rugby Will Save the World). He has practiced many types of sports, some at a competitive level, others as an amateur. Alberto has been a diving instructor, the president of an amateur soccer league, and the coach and trainer of junior soccer and rugby teams. He also contributed to drafting educational and informative books about sports.