Bayern announce partnership with FC Dallas
Bayern Munich have confirmed a new partnership with Major League Soccer outfit FC Dallas focusing on developing youth players in a mutually beneficial agreement.
The two clubs will exchange young players to further enhance their development by experiencing different surroundings and coaching styles.
The German club's executive Board Member for Internationalization and Strategy, Jörg Wacker told the club's official website: “The United States is home to our very first international office, highlighting our commitment to engaging and growing FC Bayern’s fan base in the Americas."
He added: “Our intention from the beginning has been to help support the growth of soccer in the U.S., supporting the existing development of players. For us FC Dallas is the ideal partner."
The FC Dallas chairman and CEO Clark Hunt is excited about the partnership and hopes it will help lift the MLS side's youth academy to greater heights.
"We are thrilled to join FC Bayern Munich in this groundbreaking collaboration," he said.
"One of our primary goals is to develop an academy and a club that can compete at the highest level on a global scale. This unprecedented partnership with one of the most successful clubs in the world marks a significant step toward that goal, and we look forward to working closely with the outstanding leadership at FC Bayern."
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