Emre Can | Tracking the rise of a German U21 International in 2 Years

Emre caught our eyes during the Regionalliga Bayern match against VfL Frohnlach, where then IFX player Zachary Mahon was playing. Champions League Winner, DFB Pokal and League Winner at Bayern München, Can is now eying a full national team call up.

Canadian native Gabriel Antonello Dalpra joins TSV Winkelhaid

Today we introduce another new player for the 2014-2015 season in Germany. Gabriel Antonello Dalprà is a 20 year old midfielder from Canada of Argentine descent. Dalprà joins TSV Winkelhaid.

IFX’s Cyrille Ossey signs with 3.Bundesliga Club SV Darmstadt 98

After a successful showing back in November, Cyrille Ossey finalized a move from TSV Winkelhaid to SV Darmstadt 98. Ossey will compete with the reserve team with the hope of getting promoted into the first team who presently compete in the 3.Liga. Ossey registered 13 matches between the 1st and 2nd team in Winkelhaids backline.

Yanks Abroad: opportunities for US Soccer players around the World

Welcome to the International Futbol Exchange (IFX) Soccer Blog. The objective of this blog is to provide commentary, analysis, and tips about the wide world of soccer ranging from youth play to professional leagues and international competitions. Topics will vary but may touch on youth soccer, soccer study abroad programs, soccer camps, soccer academies, Americans playing abroad, Major League Soccer (MLS), UEFA Champions League, English Premier League (EPL), Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A, USA Men’s and Women’s soccer teams, Euro Cup, and the FIFA World Cup.


During the month of January I lived in The City of Leuven and played football for Oud-Heverlee Leuven (OHL) of the Belgian 2nd Division. I enjoyed a memorable cultural and football experience. OHL feature a very professional setup, which is highlighted by one of Belgium’s top youth systems. Culturally, Leuven, which resides in the Flemish speaking region of Belgium, offers centuries of tradition and history.