The 7 Advantages of Being on a Soccer Team

It can sometimes seem like there are as many sports in the world as there are stars in the sky. Most cultures and countries have their own home sports, and different sports focus on and reinforce different skills and attributes, whether team sports or individual sports. With so many options to choose from, there’s something out there for everyone, although sometimes with all the options out there, it can be daunting.

Youth IFX player Eugene Heger voted as a Top Eleven of the week in Germany

After only 3 matches, the young talented player Eugene Heger (16) was voted as a Top Eleven of the Week for the U17 District League 2, playing for FC Hürth U17. The Houston native touched down in the city of Köln as part of Youth Year IFX Germany program – a soccer program that enables young soccer players to partake in an academic year abroad while they play with a competitive German soccer club.

Former IFX Player Brendan McDonough selected 35th Overall in MLS SuperDraft

With Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs shaping 2019 rosters, pleasant news came in from Matthews, North Carolina. The former IFX Germany Program participant, Brendan McDonough (22) who at the time was playing with IFX partner club Freie Turnerschaft Braunschweig as part of his participation in the Youth IFX Year Germany program, was selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC with the 35th overall selection of the 2019 Major League Soccer SuperDraft a few weeks ago.

Host Family in Europe: Making a home away from home

Every town in Europe is packed with monuments dating back several centuries. Little villages are charged full of history. The countries are small, but most of them were once the center of an empire. Europe offers more than most other regions in the world.

Interview with youth soccer player Haley Fiske

After one year playing for SG Quelle Fürth, the Californian soccer player and Pro IFX Germany program participant Haley Fiske tells us about his experience playing for one of the most popular German soccer clubs in Bayern region and how demanding training in Germany is.

From Madagascar to Germany. Youth IFX player signed by SG Bettringen

With the aim of pursuing his soccer career in Europe and learn what it takes to become a professional soccer player, the young talented player Sitraka Rakoto (17) a native of Antananarivo (Madagascar), enrolled in the Youth Year IFX Program and came to Germany to get a tremendous life experience.