’01 usynt Starlet John Hilton wins MVP at United Jeugd Cup for Manchester City

’01 usynt midfielder John Hilton, Xuxuh, has received strong interest to join a number of top European Academies following his outstanding play over the last few years. According to Chivas USA’s U13/14 coaches Brian & Gary Kleiban’s blog 3four3, Xuxuh recently played with Manchester City’s Academy in the United Jeugd Cup in Holland.

'01 usynt John Hilton wins United Jeugd Cup MVP
’01 usynt John Hilton wins United Jeugd Cup MVP
Hilton named best player with Manchester City
Hilton named best player with Manchester City

Xuxuh was incredible earning Tournament MVP honors, as an outside back. Xuxuh displayed his powerful runs, excellent technique and Kleiban’s trademark tactical abilities in helping Manchester City win the tournament crown.

Hilton plays as a guest for Manchester City in tournament win
Hilton plays as a guest for Manchester City in tournament win

Xuxuh has been a star under the Klebian’s. Brian and Gary recently became the coaches for the Chivas USA U13/14 Academy in the USSDA. Xuxuh consistently played up a year with the ’00s, playing mainly at right back. He opened lots of eyes in the 2013 MIC tournament, including scouts from around the world. Xuxuh was recently included in the US U14 BNT camp that met in April 2013, as the only ’01 invited to a ’99 camp.

usynt starlets Charly Anguiano ('01), Miguel Ibarra ('00) and John Hilton ('01) with Barcelona USA at MIC Cup 2013
Charly Anguiano (’01), Miguel Ibarra (’00) and John Hilton (’01) at MIC Cup 2013

usynt Starlets Uly Llanez ('01), Alex Mendez, Charly Anguiano, & John Hilton at Surf Cup 2013
usynt Starlets Daisuke Nakamura (’00), Alex Mendez (’00), Charly Anguiano, & John Hilton at Surf Cup 2013

Following the success’ of Kleiban’s squad multiple European scouts began to target their players. Manchester City was amongst a number of clubs that sent scouts to the 2013 Surf Cup in San Diego. Xuxuh once again impressed and was one of the stars of the tournament. City offered Xuxuh a role as a guest player, and another chance to show his talents against some of the world’s elite academy teams. Safe to say the world now knows the name Xuxuh.

Follow Xuxuh and the Kleiban’s tremendously talented group of youngster along at 3four3.com

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Chivas USA U13/14 players with Manchester City Coaches & Scouts
Chivas USA U13/14 players with Manchester City Coaches & Scouts

 

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