I agree with Luis here. Attracting international talent and integrating this talent in with local labor? This is the story of all of the top leagues, not only the Bundesliga. (The story of 'lesser' leagues is often to develop labor -- sourced locally, or from still 'lesser' leagues -- for export.) What is noteworthy to me about recent German footballing success (and, as everyone knows, success can be notably shortlived on the pitch) is the extent to which it is, in part, a consequence of a move away from short-termism. The decision of German authorities after the disaster of Euro 2000 to invest in academies to develop young talent, as well as the requirement for fan ownership of clubs (the 50+1 rule), are both evidence of, and have contributed to, this longer-term thinking. Short-termism wins prizes in football as well, of course (as it does at the Bank, some critics might argue). Chelsea is the obvious counter-example in this regard. It develops almost no players on its own (its best youngsters -- e.g. McEachran -- go out on seemingly perpetual loan to other clubs, and even the young foreigners it brings in -- e.g. the three young Belgians -- can't, for the most part, get in the club either, and so also go out on loan) and yet it won the Champions League last year (and the Europa League this year). Who knows what 2014 will bring? That said, the fact that England is now explicitly seeking to learn from German experience with player development over the last decade (fan ownership is, as a practical matter, simply not up for discussion there, although it is, rather wisftully, touted by many fan groups and some journalists) suggests that this long-termism is a more unique lesson and experience from Germany worth considering. So, while Kenya may perhaps find some useful lessons from Germany related to the successful integration of international and local labor, another lesson from Germany football would be about developing practical systems for human capacity development and investment in youth.