FSV Mainz 05
Film campaign

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FSV Mainz 05
Nele Neuhaus Stiftung

Services
Image Film
“Football also takes place in the mind.” Editor Matthias Knöß describes the stories of eleven junior football players on their way to becoming professionals. 11 young footballers between the ages of 14 and 22 share their very personal stories. Authentic, uncensored, direct. They provide deep insight into the everyday life and the emotions of ambitious young footballers. Willpower, hardships, being pushed to the limits, and feelings of success are consistent realities for these young people developing in the youth performance center of a Bundesliga club. In the end, it’s not always just about the dream of becoming a professional footballer. A look at professional football from a completely new perspective.
 
“A great initiative of my former club.” 
Jürgen Klopp
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“It is impressive how eleven young footballers let us peer into their souls. Seeing into their hopes and dreams, as well as defeats and setbacks, is very moving.” Nele Neuhaus, bestselling author.

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“Nothing shines so much as the eyes of young up-and-coming players at the thought of joining the Bundesliga. An outstanding book about the path to football happiness.” Philipp Köster, 11 friends.

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“The boys’ stories are astonishing and touching, and not only for Mainz fans.” Michael Horeni, sports journalist and author.