Nike Academy: The Italian Job

FourFourTwo Performance tagged along with the Nike Academy as they faced their great challenge yet: Inter Milan

As part of FourFourTwo’s exclusive partnership with the Nike Academy, we joined the squad in Italy for their clash with European giants Inter Milan.

A year after winning The Chance – a worldwide competition featuring 75,000 young players battling it out to win a contract with the elite training programme – the team continue to upset football's hierarchy with a string of impressive results.

More after the break

Impressive displays against Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain have been accompanied by wins over Celtic, Racing Genk and Sunderland.

Against players from one of Europe's most successful clubs, the Nike Academy once again proved that reputation means nothing.

You can find out more about how you can get involved with the Nike Academy, and watch the players’ progress this season, by visiting Facebook and

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