In recent years, Borussia Dortmund has started to focus on global talent development with the financial support of a youth academy in Mexico City. The ‘Academia Borussia Mexico‘ has been officially opened for over a year and a half now. For the first time, the project will now bear fruit for BVB’s youth academy.
Fernando Corvera Blum: New addition to BVB’s U19
Especially relevant is both school-based and footballing education to prepare the young players for their sporting future. According to “ESPN”, Fernando Corvera Blum is the first Mexican from Academia to take the step to Germany. Starting in March, Blum will join BVB’s U19 team. From the very beginning of the project, the 18-year-old was able to convince in the Academia Borussia Mexico. Because of that, he gets the chance to prove his talent directly in Dortmund.
First of all, Borussia Dortmund needs to integrate Fernando Corvera Blum into a completely new environment. Also, his personal background could be helpful for that. Fortunately, the two-footed playmaker is said to have already learned German as part of his preparations. With signing Jadon Sancho and Alexander Isak, BVB recently caused a sensation. Now Blum will join the Schwarz-Gelben squad of international talents.