Are you the Next?
My dream. To play alongside the pros on the world stage. To make it a reality, I needed to work harder than even I thought was possible.
My dream. To play alongside the pros on the world stage. To make it a reality, I needed to work harder than even I thought was possible. So where do you stand: are you a dreamer, or are you going to make it happen?
If you're aged between 16 and 24 and are ready to take your shot, register for the WHERE'S THE NEXT football trials. Four cities, 100 footballers per city. You'll be put to the test to find the best undiscovered players in the country.
Trials will be held in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland. A team of coaches will run exercises based on Power, Strength, Agility and Quickness, as well as 3-a-side matches. Each player will be individually assessed, with only the top five per city making it to the Final in Melbourne.
Best of all, to double your chances of being the Next, Nike Football is offering you a wildcard entry into the State trials in your city. Have you got big time skills and a video reel to back it up? Do you regularly nutmeg your opponents? Take a ball with you everywhere you go? Then check out the challenges on nikefootball.com and show us your response. If nutmegging your opponent or playing football tennis is your thing prove it online to secure a guaranteed place at the trials.
What's up for grabs if you win the Final? Think of your wildest football dream and you'll be getting close. Check back on nikefootball.com shortly for more details.
So are you up for it? Register your football CV at nikefootball.com by the 28th July for your chance to be the next.
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