Young footballers given a chance to become the next David Beckham
West London youngsters given a chance to become the next David Beckham through grassroots football club.
Thirty youngsters from the Samba Street Soccer Club in North West London, have been given the chance to play for one of London’s top clubs like Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hot Spurs. England future stars in the making.
The club was set up in 2005 by ex-professional footballer Andrew Amers-Morrison to teach football skills to youngsters aged 4 to 16 in a disadvantaged area of West London. The football club teaches a South American style of football known as futsal or futebol de salão, that focuses on the the importance of ball skills such as passing, dribbling and the art of shooting. Enabling them to understand and master the trademark moves of the South American greats; Maradona, Pelé and Ronaldino.
Speaking on the club Amers-Morrison said:
Football is a universal sport and a universal language, it gives them an absolutely fantastic opportunity to come and show what they have got. I believe that by giving these kids an opportunity to put themselves on show, they will excel. We care, a little bit of love and affection goes a long way.
Check out London’s future football stars below!