FFT Performance: How PSV are using brain tests to scout talent
PSV Eindhoven’s academy stars are playing video games. One boy taps furiously during a gun shoot-out, while another takes aim at an array of dots on his screen.
It looks like fun, but the 12-year-old prospects are in fact undergoing brain tests. The scores help to inform coaches and scouts whether or not they have what it takes to become a first team player, without a football in sight.