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Based on data from the FA and newspapers, only 10% of academy players will sign a professional contract after finishing the entire course of the football academy.
The football world is tough and very few players will become professional players. Even from that 10 % that are successful and sign a professional contract after finishing at the academy, no one can be 100% sure how long their professional football career will last
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