"In August 2019, the Talentprojekt launched in Dusseldorf, Germany with 20 young American players born in 2004. They were all specially vetted and selected to spend a year of complete immersion into Bundesliga professional development protocols, as well as German language and culture. While they all arrived technically competent, well coached from good clubs, and with high levels of intelligence and character; none of them exhibited that look of a can’t miss, straight to the top shouting talent. They had what we call whispering talent. The term refers to players that are otherwise talented, but often missed or overlooked because;..."
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