Manchester United 2014 World Skills Challenge Finalists take to the pitch at Old Trafford!

William from Denmark was the winner of the 2014 World Skills Final
William from Denmark was the winner of the 2014 World Skills Final

Last weekend saw 44 players from 26 different countries descend on Manchester. Competing at Old Trafford one of our talented players was crowned the winner of the World Skills Final 2014.

The weekend kicked off with a morning spent exploring Manchester United’s rich history with a Stadium and Museum tour, followed by lunch at the famous Red Café. In the afternoon, players followed in the footsteps of footballing legends like the great Sir Bobby Charlton and Ryan Giggs, by taking part in various football skills challenges at Manchester United’s original training ground, The Cliff.

World Skills Final competition

The winner, 11 year old William from Denmark, impressed the coaches during the challenges, gaining a total of 840 points. Speaking of the experience, William exclaimed: “It was my first time at Old Trafford and it was the best day of my life.”

Among the winners were also the players from Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Macedonia. Jovan from Belgrade won the “Man of The Match” recognition for soccer skills as well as dedication and improvement in his English class.

How do you become a World Skills Final finalist?

On every football training camp, our players take part in a number of skills challenges, based on skills perfected by Manchester United heroes. These challenges are designed so that all boys and girls, regardless of age, can compete on level terms. Measured on skills and techniques from ball control to passing accuracy, players are awarded points. The highest scorers from each camp are then invited to attend the World Skills Final.

Would you like to be part of the World Skills Final 2015? All you have to do is to contact us at 🙂

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2014 World Skills Finals

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