Traditional German club SC Westfalia 04 Herne, a top club in the football crazed Ruhrgebiet of Northwestern Germany, is now home to U19 Dominican Republic native Kevin Marx. Marx, a Youth Year IFX Germany participant, is playing in a defensive role for the Herne troop, and has integrated well into the Herne squad.
Perched on top of arguably one of the most majestic gorges in the world lies the city of Ronda, Spain. This Andalucian treasure is now home to Youth Year IFX player Tanner Syed, who is competing with their top club Union Deportivo Ronda.
A dream come true opportunity came about in September for star athlete Liz Mullin from Michigan – a trial with FC Barcelona.