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Global Football

Global Football: Connecting the World with Feyenoord Feyenoord believes that football transcends borders, cultures and languages. Our commitment to excellence on the field is matched by our dedication to fostering global partnerships and projects that focus on talent development, unite communities and promote the beautiful game worldwide. Feyenoord’s vision extends far beyond the confines of De Kuip. We strive to be a beacon of sportsmanship and innovation, inspiring football enthusiasts around the globe. Through our Global Football initiative, we aim to share our expertise, resources, and passion with partners from every corner of the world.

International Collaborations

Our international collaborations are at the heart of Global Football. Feyenoord has established strong ties with football clubs, academies, federations and organizations worldwide. These partnerships and projects focus on:

Talent development

Talent development is a cornerstone of Feyenoord's footballing philosophy, emphasizing the holistic growth of young players. The club focuses on developing technical skills, tactical understanding, and personal character through structured training programs. With top-tier facilities and experienced coaches, Feyenoord provides an optimal environment for nurturing talent. This approach has consistently produced players who excel both on and off the field, embodying the club's values and standards.

Coach education

Feyenoord is dedicated to educate coaches according to its unique football philosophy. The club offers comprehensive coaching education courses, both online and in Rotterdam. Our courses focus on tactical, technical, and developmental aspects of the game.

International Camps and Tours

Feyenoord’s international camps and tours offer young players with the opportunity to train with world-class coaches from the Feyenoord Academy. By participating in activities, aspiring footballers gain valuable skills and insights by following the Feyenoord Academy methodology. Feyenoord also uses these camps and tours as a tool for talent identification.

The Feyenoord Academy: A Launchpad for Future Stars

Central to our success in developing world-class talent is the Feyenoord Academy. Recognized as one of the top youth academies in Europe, the Feyenoord Academy has a rich history of nurturing young players who go on to become international stars. Our academy is renowned for its high-quality coaching, state-of-the-art facilities, and a holistic approach to player development.

Many of our academy graduates have made significant impacts on the global stage, becoming household names and representing their countries at the highest levels. International super stars like Robin van Persie, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Georginio Wijnaldum and Stefan de Vrij began their journeys at Feyenoord, exemplifying the excellence and dedication instilled in our youth programs.

Contact Us

We welcome your interest and inquiries about our Global Football projects. Please fill out the contact form below for more information, and a member of our team will get back to you promptly. Together, we can take the beautiful game to new heights and continue to make a positive difference around the world.

Main partner

Strategic partners

  • Castore
  • TOTO
  • QTerminals
  • Prijsvrij
  • Heineken
  • EuroParcs
  • D&R Group
  • Verloning[language]
  • LyondellBasell
  • BMW Breeman
  • VriendenLoterij
  • Univé
  • AD
  • RET
  • Knaken

Premier League partner

  • ESPN