Alessandro Pierangeli is a member of the Ajax Kids Club and he is playing soccer by The St Michaels u7 in Sydney. This is a team from Australia, you see our supporters are coming from all over the world.
Alessandro (7 years) and his team mates have shown the Australian soccer community how to play attractive and attacking soccer "Dutch style". Alessandro is a big fan of Rafael van der Vaart. The captain of Ajax inspired him and the team to practise each week and learn the basic soccer techniques.
His father Marcello and Joe Panetta are the coaches. Joe is able to motivate the kids and get the best out of them. The Australian local competition was in for quite a surprise. There are rumours, that the Australian National Soccer team has been inspired by these 6 & 7 year old players.
Ardian Guscic: Is a legendary goalie, who made spectacular saves and demonstrated his acrobatic ability with many dives.
James Middleton: Is also a strong goalie with his far kicks he troubled their opponents many times.
Michael Watt: Is "the rock", he brings stability into the team with his determination and technical ability.
Alessandro Pierangeli: "Speedy Gonzalez" is center forward. His speed, technique and flair resulted in many goals and/or opportunaties.
Isobel Stoneman: "Future Matilda". Her cool and collected attitude ensured that the opponents were warned and caused constant pressure upfront.
Jayden Panetta: Is most effective from defence and moving-up into midfield, ensuring that the ball was kept in possession.
Patrick Sweeny: Is very reliable in defence. He brings the opponents to a halt and breaking down any further danger.
Jake Lyle: Is strong on the left and right side of the field, where he made many runs assisting the team with many passes.
All players managed to claim goals that season, which was a fantastic effort by everybody and showed a team with true versatile players.
After the compitition all players have received a special DVD with the season highlights.
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