La Liga Select has partnered with Copa Chicago to give an unprecedented opportunities for players to be scouted for La Liga pro clubs and their academies in Spain. It's an exclusive opportunity for top players (ages 13-18) to be scouted by La Liga's program which gives a pro pathway to all the La Liga's Clubs. Copa Chicago (June 25-27) and the East Coast Premier Cup (Aug 27-29) will be the Talent ID stage for La Liga Select.
What is La Liga Select/ La Liga NEXT?
La Liga Select was created from Spain's La Liga as a platform for talent identification for all clubs in La Liga. Developed by the best league in the world, La Liga Select is the official youth talent recruitment platform of La Liga in the United States.
LaLiga Select exists to provide a legitimate and established selection process for youth soccer players in the United States aspiring to become professionals.
What clubs will La Liga Select showcase talent? La Liga Select will showcase talent to all the La Liga clubs in La Liga Santander and La Liga Smartbank (2nd Div)
What's the opportunity for selected players? Selected players will advance to the Showcase stage in Spain. These are the best players scouted by LaLiga scouts and selected from the Talent ID. This talented group of players will have the opportunity to travel to Spain for 10 days, train at different LaLiga Club facilities, play against some of the best teams in the country and engage in a full agenda unique and valuable soccer activities.
Throughout the entire Showcase, all the players will be followed and evaluated by a group of professionals from different La Liga Clubs. The purpose of the Showcase is to see how individuals act and perform within high pressure and competitive environments. The outstanding performers will advance to the final stage, Training Camps with La Liga youth academies.
What are the additional costs to be scouted by La Liga Select? ZERO. There are no scouting fees or additional event fees beyond the entry into Copa Chicago. The Talent ID stage is a component of the Copa Chicago and its parternship with La Liga Selects.