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Six professional footballer who are playing at the 2012 FIFPro Tournament explain why they participate in this event and talk about their expectations: Raúl Lozano, Luis Boa Morte, Valéry Mezague, Lasse Qvist, Ermin Rakovic and Norichio Nieveld.


‘This is a place were a lot of players come together. That means that scouts do not have to travel a lot; they can come here and watch more than one hundred players at one time’, said Norichio Nieveld, from the Dutch Team VVCS.


‘This is a good opportunity to get in shape and play some good football’, said Lasse Qvist, who is participating for the second year in a row. ‘It is a very good tournament and a difficult tournament as well, because the teams have a high level.’




Raúl Lozano: ‘I like to experience another country in Europe’
Central midfielder from Team AFE, Spain




Valéry Mezague: ‘This is the best situation for players like me’
Central defender from Team UNFP, France




Luis Boa Morte: ‘I think I have two more years left in me’
Attacking midfielder from Team SJPF, Portugal




Norichio Nieveld: ‘My goal is to play every game’
Central defender from Team VVCS, The Netherlands




Lasse Qvist: ‘This tournament is a great opportunity to show off’
Attacking midfielder from Team Spillerforeningen, Denmark




Ermin Rakovic: ‘Maybe I stay in Holland…’
Attacking midfielder from Team SPINS, Slovenia