it takes almost no end. The list of the world’s stars gathered once as a Junior, the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup first international football experience is a long one. Pep Guardiola (1988), David Beckham (1992-1995), Gerard Piqué (2005), or the Swiss, Köbi Kuhn (1961) and Xherdan Shaqiri (2008/2009) have launched their careers as young talents at this prestigious Swiss Junior tournament.
Beckham takes part in 1992 for the first Time at the Cup. At his side at the time, at Manchester United, among others, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes are. All three use the tournament as a springboard to an international career. In the same year, Beckham is the “Red Devils” made his debut in the Premier League – at the tender age of 19 years. In the meantime, he is known to be one of the greatest football legends of all time.
This year other talents from all over the world want to take advantage of the Youth Cup, as this springboard. With the juniors, Seattle Sounders (USA), Benfica Lisbon (Portugal), Boca Juniors (Argentina), FC Sevilla (Spain), the defending champion Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia), PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece), the FCZ, GC, Basel and hosts Blue Stars Zurich.
In the case of women in Wolfsburg (Germany), Inter Milan (Italy), Vancouver Whitecaps (USA), YB, FCZ, and Blue Stars Zurich to take part.
The boy’s exceptional talent, all under the age of 20, a total of 30. to 31. May at the sports field book learning in Altstetten. A unique opportunity to experience future world stars up close.