For eight months, 100 young footballers lived and breathed their chance.
It was a test of commitment and perseverance; of pain and sacrifice.
Physically and mentality, it pushed players to new levels, driven by the ultimate aim: to earn a place in the Nike Academy.
Starting July 2011, the Final 8 will experience the game at the professional standard they've spent years working to achieve.
They will have to prepare. They will have to perform. They will have to excel.
They can never stop.