IFX Valencia International Soccer Academy – Spain


Over the years IFX Soccer has been committed to managing world-class soccer training programs at many official European soccer clubs’ world class facilities, giving young soccer player´s from all around the world not only an enriching experience technically and competitively, but also an unforgettable journey. Alongside experienced official licensed Coaches and in many cases former professional players, IFX Soccer in partnership with CF Cracks Academy share values of Dedication, Hope, Humility and Effort through its Football Academy in Spain.

In Spain, football is the most popular sport. The Spanish National football team has been successful in multiple tournaments. The Spanish word for football is “fútbol” and its well known Tiki-Taka style drives most opponents crazy. For sure, Spain is one of the best choices when it comes to Soccer Schools or “Academias de Fútbol”. The Valencian fútbol club, CF Cracks through its Fútbol Academy: CF Cracks, has proven to be a huge talent factory for professional teams. There is a long list of players, who once, were part of the CF Cracks Academy, and that over time with hard work and passion for the game, have managed to become great figures of football all around the world.

IFX Valencia International Soccer Academy uniquely combines soccer development with various academic tracks including high school or Spanish language study. In partnership with the renowned Valencian fútbol club, C.F. Cracks, IFX Valencia International Soccer Academy is geared toward competitive high school aged or young adult footballers from around the world looking to further their development as players while continuing their education.

As for Chris, in his first weeks at our international soccer academy in Nürnberg we saw many strong qualities in him and game composure and consistency that gave us the confidence in him to arrange the opportunity to trial with SG Quelle Fürth. He is a tall, strong, quick and team player that really enjoys the game. He is a possession player, and guarantees accurate passing. The right footer comes to Germany with USA Olympic Development Program U18 team experience and also international experience with various teams and programs in England.

  • IFX Valencia International Soccer Academy is geared toward competitive high school aged or young adult footballers from around the world looking to further their development as players while continuing their education.

Recently, the CF Cracks Academy signed an official partnership with the professional Spanish club, Villareal C.F., coining the partnership as the “Yellow Program”, enabling CF Cracks residential players to get frequent training under the direction and leadership of the Villareal CF youth academy coaching staff. Players are transported once per week to the Villareal facilities for this weekly training. Villareal CF is a club with one of the best youth academies in Spain, with many of their youth players move up eventually into their men’s professional side. “La Cantera Grogeta” is well known in Europe for players.

IFX Valencia International Soccer Academy also offers the opportunity to train in one of the best goalkeepers academies in Spain, covering the tactical and technical aspects that a good goalkeeper must master. One of recently success stories is Kenan Berenson (18) a native of Atlanta (USA) that after spending last season with Marbella United FC (Division 4 in Spain) currently is playing for CF Cracks Juvenil A side as a Goalkeeper. Kenan takes part of IFX Valencia International Soccer Academy and in his own words “My ideas for the future have changed from playing in a D1 college to playing at the top level professionally. I can not imagine doing anything else as a career”.

C.F. Cracks Soccer Academy was established in 1985, and is home to approximately 450 players, between the ages of 4 and 18, comprising more than twenty teams competing at all levels of youth football. CF Cracks also fields a men’s amateur team for players over 19 years old, and competes in the top Valencian Amateur division called Primera Regional.

The club has become a leader in Valencia not only in its development of players but also in its establishment and development of what is considered to be some of the best football facilities in the region. They were one of the very first clubs in the region to install artificial grass fields and also have enjoyed close partnerships with clubs including FC Barcelona and Valencia CF.

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