This year, the Shanghai Lucky Star youth training system has sent a large number of young talents to SIPG, Shenhua and even Chinese football. In an interview with "Shangguan", the general manager of the club, Yi Wenbing, said that the club is currently sending young players to Japan and Brazil to study abroad with its partners, striving for an innovative path to cultivate outstanding local Chinese players.
Speaking of lucky stars, Yi Wenbing said: “We respect the opinions of parents and young players very much. They have autonomy. Of course, from the perspective of training time, competition intensity, and ability improvement, it must be more secure to take a professional path. We founded The original intention of Lucky Star is to popularize football and cultivate football talents. I believe that in the near future, there will be more children playing football and more good seedlings will emerge."
On January 11, 2021, the Lucky Star Club will celebrate its 15th birthday. "At present, the international football team we have trained and sent is Gao Zhunyi, and more than 40 players have been selected for the National Olympics, National Youth, and National Juniors.
Yi Wenbing also said that the club has cooperated with Fuyu Culture to jointly sign and send a number of potential young football players to study abroad in Japan and Brazil early to help them enter the local high school, be selected for school team training and competition, and receive high-level local football. Culturally edified and gradually grow. "Wu Lei may be a benchmark for the domestic youth training model.
Shen Si, chairman of the Lucky Star Club, said: "