International Soccer Academy


The International Soccer Academy and Strive Football Group Partnership
Provides Elite Soccer Players a Pathway to Train in Evian, France

The Strive Football Group

Strive Football Group’s expertise is player development and their mission is to help youth soccer players reach their full potential through a global network of integrated soccer initiatives building bridges between continents and creating a global community united by passion for global game. Just like International Soccer Academy, Strive believes in aiming high, in striving for greatness, and in providing authentic opportunities.

“I am honored to have been given the opportunity to contribute to further strengthening the ambition and the vision of Strive Football Group.

My role will be to position the Group to become a global player in talent identification and player development.

I will personally supervise a number of Strive’s operations and deploy my team in key positions within the Strive network.”

Blaise Matuidi

World Cup Champion, Strive Shareholder and Chief Football Officer

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Strive Clubs

Strive Football Group currently owns and operates three clubs on two continents: Grand Genève FC competing at the National level in France, FC Miami City, competing in the USL in the United States, and Royal FC Mandel United, one of the oldest pro clubs in Belgium, currently competing in Belgium’s National Division 1.

Strive Academies

Strive Football Group currently owns and operates three soccer academies on three continents: the International Center of European Football in France , the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency in the U.S., and the Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency in Africa.

The ICEF provides a pathway for international players to be immersed in the professional environment of a pro soccer training center in France. With access to professional soccer training and competition led by a highly rated coaching staff with UEFA and FFF licenses, aspiring soccer players are paired with excellent academic options from middle school and high school to undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Paris Saint-Germain Academy Pro Residency in Florida, USA combines a world-class soccer preparation program, applying the Paris Saint-Germain Academy methodology, with a leading college-prep curriculum.

A full team of experts and specialists in all areas of soccer preparation and performance includes PSG Head Coaches, Physical Therapists, Video Analysis Coordinators, College Advisors, Nutritionists, and Podiatrists. Players are guided to reach their full potential and receive exposure opportunities to the collegiate levels.

Expanding Our Global Network

Strive Partner Clubs & Institutions

As the official European football institution, ICEF is recognized by world-leading actors in sports and soccer such as Monaco Sport Academy, the West Asian Football Federation, AFDP Global, and Paris Saint-Germain Academy. Through these institutional partnerships, student-athletes benefit from exclusive experiences, and the International Center of European Football shares its soccer expertise across the world.

We also offer unbeatable competition, exposure and placement opportunities through offer partner network including AS Monaco, FC Lyon, Servette Genève, FC Lausanne, Stade Brestois, Chateauroux, Strasbourg, Grenoble, Paris Saint-Germain, Paris FC, Olympique Lyonnais, ASSE, Clermont Ferrand, and more.

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Our scouts require a highlight video and coach recommendations. All approved players will have Zoom meetings with the program’s coaching staff.

Let’s Talk About Your Future

We are focused on developing confident and successful players. What are your goals? Driven to get a pro contract in the USA or abroad? Want to play DI collegiate soccer? Reach out to us to discuss your future — and how we can help you reach your potential.

Youth Soccer Players

Elite youth soccer players training in Europe to develop their skills deserve great training and real opportunities. That is what we deliver.

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