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What Country Has The Best Youth System.
Kimaway17 (Liverpool) 5 years ago
At the moment it has to be Germany Spain and Holland. They are producing amazing players recently
Juno (AC Milan) 5 years ago
Germany for the past few years have been doing very well with their youth system. Euro2000 must have shaken them so much now that the oldies can't get a game while the youngster can't get enough
JulioFC (Inter Milan) 5 years ago
Brazil Handsdown! Holland & Spain seem to be the best at the moment but Brazil is just ridiculous. Players like Xavi, Iniesta, Pique, Sneijder, Van Der Vaart & etc are products of an amazing youth system. But when has Spain produced a player of the year? Holland gave us Cryuff & Van Basten while Spain has talent in abundance, they have never produced a player of the year. Brazil on the other hand has produced the greatest players of all time. It's no wonder why all the top clubs in europe are trying to sign Neymar & Ganso. I haven't seen or heard anyone offer BIG money to try to sign Pedro, Elia or Busquets. In the last 20 years the countries the have produced the best talent have been:

1. Brazil - Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Kaka, Cafu, Romario & Lucio

2. Italy - Totti, Del Piero, Maldini, Cannavaro, Pirlo, Nesta & Buffon

3. France - Zidane, Henry, Makelele, Deschamps, Pires, Blanc & Trezeguet

4. Spain - Raul, Villa, Torres, Xavi, Iniesta, Puyol & Casillas

5. Holland - Van Basten, Van Nistlerooy, Davids, Kluivert, Sneijder, Van Bronchorst & Van Der Sar.

6. Portugal - Figo, Rui Costa, Deco, Maniche, [C.] Ronaldo, Pauleta & Carvalho

7. Argentina - Batistuta, Crespo, Zanetti, Messi, Riquelme, Lopez & Veron

8. England - Beckham, Lampard, Gerrard, Ferdinand, Scholes, Keane & Terry
TheBarcaShow (Footytube Staff) 5 years ago
DiegoFC (Real Madrid) 5 years ago
9. Germany - Klose, Khan, Klinsman, Bierhoff, Ballack, Frings & Lahm

There's also Schwienstieger, Lehman, Ozil & Podolski if you want to include them too
Tomthedon (Arsenal) 5 years ago
Europe: France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain, England
South America: Brazil, Argentina
Asia: South Korea, Japan
Africa: Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt
Oceania: Australia
North America: US

.... Kind of covered all bases there havnt you? Lol
LumpOfCelery (Chelsea) 5 years ago
Well lets take a look at the leagues which use the most domestic talents? I belive its the La Liga and Eredivise, so that reflects it imo. Brazil aswell, lol can never get enough brazilians
TheBarcaShow (Footytube Staff) 5 years ago
I think the Bundesliga needs a shout out as well. The Germans are just raking in almost every youth competition that there is.

It is all because of how stable the clubs in Germany are and how the majority of them invest well in their youth programs
LumpOfCelery (Chelsea) 5 years ago
Ahah, yes, since the abolishment of the old german FA, there is a long term plan, implemented in all aspects of german football, I think the stars of the 2010 WC are the first of many new and talented people, wowing us every 4 years.

Soon the Bundesliga will be up there competing with the La Liga and EPL
TheBarcaShow (Footytube Staff) 5 years ago
And soon after that they would have overtaken both of them
FootyRulz (Chelsea) 5 years ago
Brazil produce amazingly talented players it's no surprise the national team has won so many trophies. Especially considering the leagues in south america don't spend millions on their youth systems they still make better players than england (my opinion). The dutch also have a great system considering their small population and all the stars they have produced in the past
Ketan87 (Liverpool) 5 years ago
I say Belgium are producing lots of talents lately. Considering their ranking, a great job by belgium
Lukas (Chelsea) 7 years ago
Around today you'd have to say Spain or Holland but overall Brazil
JulioFC (Inter Milan) 7 years ago
Brazil hands down! Netherlands and France also have amazing youth systems. Teams like Marsielle, Lyon, PSG, Ajax & PSV have produced great talents like Ibrahimovic, Sniejder, Ribery & Benzema. But brazil takes it because they produce legends
Keong (Manchester United) 7 years ago
Adamaus (Manchester United) 7 years ago
I think the top countries would have to be brazil, spain and netherlands they seem to pump out a lot of succesful footballers. They have it in their culture to play, especially on the streets and when ever they get the chance, if you get what I mean
Fidalgo10 (FC Porto) 7 years ago
Sporting clube de lisbon academy and ajax academy-- big bucks for their kids
HalaMadrid (Real Madrid) 7 years ago
It would have to be between spain, brazil or italy
Yamsy (Liverpool) 7 years ago
Netherlands and Argentina
Juno (AC Milan) 7 years ago
I'll put it down as Holland and maybe Spain this 5 to 10 years. Rightly so, Holland have been churning out world class players and teams year after years. Decades. For their small population, This implies the Youth system are indeed doing very well.

Spain on the other hand, have moderate systems. But they got people. Talented players. And it just so happens that one of the best academies in the world belong to Barcelona(Catalonia) which produces more Spanish international players than all their Spanish counterparts.

Brazil and Argentina on the contrary, has no Youth system. It just happens because the countries are football mad and not War mad(I'm saying if Africans have no wars, they would be just as good). Because all this countries are generally poor, kids play cheap games. One of the cheapest(can buy 1 ball and play with alot ppl) yet can do wonders to your livelihood is Football. So kids train and play at the same time. There are no youth system in place to guide kids, to monitor kids. Just scouts all over the world to pick these talents. These country are well blessed with talents btw. So the kids will grow and become superstars sooner or later. Its not the youth systems that do the tricks for them.

And may I put, I dun consider France because most of their most recent star players are not actually french. I'm imaging that if Africa have no wars, no one would fled to France and hence fewer talent to guide up the ladder. But I would say, the French system do churn out great stuff. Just that the natural resource is all over africa and france.

England are nowhere good in their systems

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