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Professional Soccer Player Christian Eissele Excelling As Finland’s Kakkonen League Leader
Christian Eissele is making his mark in Finland’s Kakkonen League as he leads scoring during his first professional soccer season.
Before signing earlier this year with the Kemi Kings, Christian was a member of the Richmond International Academic Soccer Academy (RIASA) and has spent the previous year studying and training in Leeds, England. The RIASA program is designed for players to pursue a professional career while attending college classes through Richmond University of London.
Christian played his youth soccer with Orlando City Youth Soccer Club, Lake Mary High School (Class of 2010) and one season with the University of Central Florida (Fall 2010).
Christian was also a member of the Orlando City Youth Soccer Club team that reached the Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) State Cup Final Four for three consecutive years. In 2009, he was selected to the FYSA ODP State Team. A 2010 graduate of Lake Mary High School, Christian was selected to the Orlando Sentinel All Central Florida Men’s Soccer Team in 2009, and a first team member Seminole Athletic Conference Soccer Team in 2009. He scored 26 goals and had 16 assists in two seasons for Lake Mary High School.
“Living in a foreign country forces you to adapt to a completely different culture. Differences in language, weather, food, norms, and personalities make it a whole lot of fun—and a big adventure. These last 10 months have been incredible. I am so very thankful for the whole thing,” wrote Eissele.
Follow Christian’s career and learn more at http://christianeissele.com/
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