Feyenoord Rotterdam is already be a favourite with our groups due to its focus on youth development, and the club have recently revealed they believe it’s their family values which are having the biggest impact on their teams’ performance.
They may not be the most expensive club in Europe, but their academy values are producing teams which are topping their country’s youth league. inspiresport groups continually rank Feyennord as a favourite tour option due to the close location of the accommodation to training facilities. Coupled with the fact that training sessions are often supervised by former international players, and it truly becomes a once in a life time experience.
And its the astonishing number of those international players which Feyenoord are producing which has everyone talking. Eleven of the Netherlands squad which played in the Brazil World Cup were developed at the academy; with an impressive nine of the Brazil squad either starting at, or moving to play at, Feyenoord. Often referred to as ‘the people’s club’ their technical director, Martin van Geel, explains, “It has all to do with the people, the atmosphere”, with Head of the Academy, Damien Hertog, agreeing, “the players play like a team, the coaches work like a team…the gaps are very small here”.
If you think your team would benefit form a once in a life time football development tour to Feyenoord Rotterdam, visit our club page for more information and to request a tailor made quote. To read The Independent’s full article visit Feyenoord find family values pay.