Barcelona’s La Masia is, almost unquestionably, the most famous academy in the world. Producing Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Sergio Busquets will do that for you. But while the academy hasn’t produced a star of that level in years, it’s still pretty good and the Catalan club’s next stars may be on the way.
Oh, you know, like Pablo Moreno.
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Is his speed, strength or skill the most impressive part of that goal?
La Masia releases a video of their best goals each week. It’s basically a constant reminder of how they’re better than everyone else and simply being the best team in the world right now isn’t enough. They’re going to be the best for years to come. Maybe decades?
Finding the next Messi might be tough, but they have 24-year-old Neymar, all the money in the world to sign more of the best players around, and also an academy feeding them kids like this. World domination is coming.