Continuing its tradition of taking teams to experience top-level international soccer, the Breakers Academy is proud to announce its participation in the 24th Annual U13 Mondial Futsal Competition in the south of France this December. The Breakers will play against top competition from youth professional academies around the world. Clubs participating in this tournament include Sao Paolo (Brazil), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Fiorentina (Italy), Newcastle (England), Tottenham (England), Bale (Switzerland), Selection of Morocco, Olympique Marseille (France), Olympique Lyonnais (France), St. Etienne (France), OGC Nice (France), Girondins Bordeaux (France), Bastia (Corsica), among others.
The players participating in this trip will also play some friendly games before the tournament, and will attend professional training sessions as well as Ligue 1 professional games.
The players representing Santa Cruz Breakers Academy in this tournament are the following: Julian Contreras, Danny Dahel, Connor Dawson, Pierce Gallaway, Mario Hernandez, Anthony Rivera, Jake Rodhouse, Ritchie Rutledge. The team will be led by Head Coach Raul Olvera and Coaching Director Paolo Carbone. The team will leave for France on December 16th and will return on December 23rd