The MV8 Football Academy is a professional Soccer Football Academy in Spain, that attracts youth players from around the world and gives them the opportunity to train and compete at the Spanish highest level.

Fernando Pérez Sivianes

Massimo Valenziano

Massimo is the founder of MV8 International Football Academy. Once a player at Palermo, he is now an FA A Licence qualified coach who has had the  experience of coaching in many different countries including UK, Ireland, Russia, Italy and Spain.

Since 2002, Massimo has worked alongside AC Milan in Italy, UK and Spain where he still coaches courses during the summer months. Other significant roles that Massimo has undertaken have included working with Scunthorpe United and its Centre of Excellence for five years as a technical director and overseeing the technical development of a large Russian Club.

In the last 2 years, he has worked as a Director of Football in one of the major Football Academy in Madrid.

Fernando Pérez Sivianes

Fernando Pérez Sivianes

Fernando has worked with the MV8 Football Academy since 2015.

Fernando is a Pro Licence coach and has worked within football for the last 20 years, both at Semi and Professional level. Fernando has also played professionally, both in Spain and Brazil. Fernando’s input has been very valuable to the MV8 Academy players.

Hugo Sanchez

Hugo Sanchez

Hugo is the physical trainer of MV8 Academy.

He is an ex player of Sevilla Football Club, and previous experience has included collaborating with a professional team in the UK as a physical trainer. Hugo specialises in Functional Programming and Assessment of Strength training programmes. He also currently works for a Professional Football Club.

Hugo Sanchez

Francisco Javier Lledó

Francisco is the MV8 goalkeeper coach.

Currently, Francisco is also working as the main goalkeeper coach at Real Betis. He has played professionally for Atletico de Madrid, Real Valladolid, Real Murcia, Real Oviedo and Albacete.

Francisco’s experience will benefit all the MV8 Academy players.

Hugo Sanchez

Sebi Carruba

Sebi has been a FIFA agent since 2010 and has worked with many professional teams based in Italy as well as internationally.

Having worked as a youth scout for Atalanta and Catania, we are delighted to have Sebi on the MV8 team.

Hugo Sanchez

Paolofabrizio De Luca

Paolofabrizio is the sports psychologist of MV8 Football Academy.

After earning his Master’s Degree in Sport Psychology, he started working in professional soccer from the 2005/2006 season.

Over the years he has worked with professional football players, coaches, companies and the youth sector. He organizes courses on self-esteem, a subject on which he is an author of books and articles. Currently he is working with European professionals, using his knowledge and skills to optimize the performance and well-being of the athletes to the highest level.

Hugo Sanchez

Sofiane Ouldbrahim

Sofiane Ouldbrahim is the MV8 Football Academy North America Coordinator.

Sofiane has worked with the MV8 Football Academy since 2016.

Sofiane holds a Youth Coaching License Category C from USA and has worked and been involved within youth level football for the last 19 years with huge management experience. He holds a Graduation Degree in Communication and Public Relations and Post Graduation in Human Resources.

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