generation adidas international Select Dates Announced for 2018

generation adidas Select programs continue in 2018!

In conjunction with adidas U.S., each year the top adidas youth soccer clubs nationwide have the exclusive opportunity to nominate players and coaches to participate in the generation adidas international Select programs. Nominations are currently coming in for the 2018 edition, to be held from August 11-19, 2018, and we’ll be announcing the final roster this spring.  The Select programs are the premier program for elite American soccer players abroad, offering an exclusive opportunity for players from the top adidas clubs in the U.S to be hosted by three of the most recognizable teams in the world. This summer’s edition will offer training and competition at three internationally renowned professional academies in the following locations:

Lyon, France at Olympique Lyonnais

Madrid, Spain at Real Madrid Foundation

Amsterdam, Netherlands at AFC Ajax


2017 Real Madrid Foundation Select 

Benefits of being a generation adidas international Select player include:

  • Free landed package at one of our three Select program locations (airfare not included)
  • Each participant will participate in training sessions at the academy’s facilities under the tutelage of their coaches
  • Competition against Academy teams
  • Exposure to European coaching philosophies
  • Stadium tours
  • Attendance of a professional match (*subject to availability)
  • Sightseeing in a European city
  • Full apparel, including boots and training and match gear

Last August, 96 talented players were invited to train at Real Madrid Foundation, A.F.C. Ajax, and Olympique Lyonnais – three of the world’s most powerful soccer clubs. The teams were guided by equally talented coaches, who led the generation adidas Select players through tough match ups against professional Academy teams.

2017 AFC Ajax Select

Each Select program offers a unique experience – different cultures, languages and styles of play and training. 2017 marked the first female Olympique Lyonnais Select program. This edition of the generation adidas international Select program was extremely special as Academy integrated the Olympique Lyonnais Academy players into the Select training sessions. The Select players also had the opportunity to meet players from the First Team.


2017 Olympique Lyonnais Select

Would you like more information about generation adidas Select programs? Contact us.

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