The Chance: Pep Guardiola Shows Up At Amateur Football Match, Gives One Lad Shot At Professional Stardom (Video)

Chris Wright

2nd, March 2012


By Chris Wright

As part of Nike’s new global ‘The Chance 2012’ campaign to sniff out the world’s best young amateur players, Pep Guardiola showed up unannounced at a youth game in Spain, casting his beady (beardy?) eye across the talent on show and eventually selecting one lad with godawful hair to advance to the Spanish finals…

Created to support talented youngsters who are not currently in the professional game, ‘The Chance’ will allow the best young footballers (over 16 as of March 1st 2012) to train and play at the leading facilities in world football with players from 55 countries

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