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The Luciano Emilio Brazilian Soccer Academy


Luciano Emilio - Founder

Professional Soccer Player
Luciano Emilio is a Brazilian soccer player. He played in his first professional soccer game at the age of 16 in Brazil. He went on to play for DC United from 2007 until 2010, helping the team win the Supporter's Shield in 2007 and also winning individual awards such as Major League Soccer MVP, MLS new comer of the year and the Golden Boot (scoring 20 goals in his first season) and the MLS Best XI.

Qualifications as a Trainer
Internships at FC Barcelona 2016 / Torino Italy and FC Groningen Holland / USSF A senior License Current Assistant Coach at Loudoun United FC (DC United's Reserve Team) in the USL.

Our youth program LESC, originally known as LESA, was founded September 01, 2013. This academy was founded by Luciano Emilio, a former professional soccer player that ended his professional career in our hometown team, DC United.

We have run a boys and girls youth academy from the ages of 5 to 18 years old with the goal of developing all of our students soccer skills. The boys have an affiliation with DC United and our girls teams have an affiliation with Washington Spirit.

As our youth academy has grown into LESC Internazionale; a representation of our academy's growth into the professional soccer world. With that being said; we are proud to announce the first professional women's soccer team in MD, established in January 2021.

Our Objectives

Due to the large number of talented players, Luciano Emilio Brazilian Soccer Academy made the decision to create a model of high performance training for boys and girls players who aspire professional level training in order to prepare them for the college and pro levels.
Our Pro level training soccer program aims to teach quality level soccer players in the United States, in Brazil and Europe.


LESC Internazionale provides opportunities for our players such as:

  • LESC Internazionale team tryouts
  • NCSL Travel leagues
  • EDP and interstate tournaments
  • Showcases to get gowns through soccer
  • Put boys team players in contact with the DC United and girls players with Washington Spirit who will give them tips on how they achieved professional level skills.

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Contact Us

LESC Internazionale

3750 W University BLVD 
Kensington, Maryland 20895

Phone: 240-494-6099
Email: [email protected]

LESC Internazionale

3750 W University BLVD 
Kensington, Maryland 20895

Phone: 240-494-6099
Email: [email protected]
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