1st European Professional Soccer Academy in Las Vegas
Villarreal Las Vegas Academy, “VLVA” is an Official Partner Academy of Villarreal CF-based in Las Vegas, Nevada. VLVA continues to work closely with Villarreal CF, Spain, alongside their coaching staff and methodology. All players who registered for the 2020-2021 season tryouts who are of the appropriate desire, commitment, and skill level have an opportunity to join the #YellowSubmarine. In August 2021, La Liga's professional soccer club Villarreal CF expanded to Las Vegas Nevada. Villarreal Las Vegas is now the first European soccer academy in the state of Nevada. It has become the sixth academy in the United States for Villarreal CF and one of twelve around the world outside of Spain.
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Get Scouted By a Professional Soccer Club
Villarreal CF Weekly Player Scouting
Each week, Villarreal Las Vegas Academy players have the chance to be scouted by Villarreal CF, a Spanish professional soccer club (La Liga Primera Division). Using our high tech Veo Camera software, our partners in Villarreal, Spain are able to view the progress of players' development at every practice and game. The staff at Villarreal CF collaborate with our coaches to provide: video review sessions, coaching techniques, highlights from our games, and more. The opportunity to be scouted by a professional team in Spain is unique amongst club soccer teams in Nevada. If your dream is to play international soccer, then there is no better club to join than Villarreal Las Vegas Academy.
Villarreal CF Player Training Week Selection
Villarreal Las Vegas Academy is very excited to announce that two - four players each season from our academy will be invited during the season to Villarreal’s training complex in Spain. The youngsters will practice and tryout with one of LaLiga’s top 5 clubs that boasts one of the top Academies in the world.
Players will be given the invaluable opportunity to train and compete with exceptionally talented players who are ranked amongst the best in Spain. The young players will be given VIP tours of the facilities and the stadium. This opportunity is like no other. This is what make our academy different than any club in Nevada. Every year, the Villarreal Las Vegas coaching staff selects the most skilled players with the best attitudes to go on this amazing trip.
The Villarreal Las Vegas Academy coaching staff wishes every player that has this opportunity the very best with their travels and the opportunity to train and play in front of the top coaches in the world. Check out our Player Training Week Flyer!
“Nevada is packed with untapped soccer talent and we are sure that our unique approach to the beautiful game will have an extremely positive impact on the players and the community. Villarreal has one of Europe’s top development programs in professional soccer and our Academy is the cornerstone of our success. We cannot wait to get things started here.”
-Juan Antón, Villarreal CF Director of International Business.
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About Villarreal CF
Villarreal CF is a 97 years old Spanish soccer club that competes at the highest level in LaLiga and European competitions (Champions League and Europa League). The club is renowned for its style of play, possession-based soccer and its youth talent. Its soccer academy is considered to be amongst the best in the world, with the club being a top contributor to the Spanish national squad at all its youth levels from U16 to U23. The club promotes an average of 2 academy players per season to the professional team over the past decade, and half of the LaLiga squad are academy players.