As this game becomes more popular in the States, more and more kids choose to practise this sport. Among this group of young soccer players are Tarquin Adams (Orlando), 10 years old and Jack Imperato (Texas) 12 years old. These two young boys live and breathe soccer. It was their passion for soccer plus their talent that brought them to Spain, home to some of the best European Soccer Clubs.
Taking these USA soccer players, who played in La Liga, Casey Keller, Tab Ramos or Peter Vermes as references, Tarquin and Jack came to Europe prepared to amaze with their game. These two young soccer wonders, caught the attention, in the case of Tarquin of Levante UD, and Jack of Valencia CF. While, American soccer is characterized in forming physical players, Jack and Tarquin with their technique and game vision, are examples of the good young talent and the progress of this sport in their country.
Natural Ability to Read the Game
Tarquin’s parents contacted The Next Generation Sports (TNGS), a Spanish consulting company, specializing in developing sport talent. It was through this company that the young player from Orlando began playing for Levante UD. Training sessions with TNGS, helped Tarquin in adapting to the game model and to a new culture and also in accepting and getting along with new companions. Today, Tarquin, with his speed and game vision is a great value to his team, and a key player in every game.
Plays as though the ball is a part of his foot or the playmaker
After a brilliant performance in the Next Generation Soccer Camp Texas, Jack Imperato, midfielder from Austin Texas, was awarded with one week of training in Spain. In Spain he had the opportunity to train with the Valencia CF U12 team. His dribbling speed, his touch and goal instinct fascinated the coaches so much, that he was asked to play in a tournament. Jack accepted this challenge and his game was so brilliant, that the club have shown their interest, that the player form part of Valencia CF, to his parents.