Twenty players have been shortlisted for the Golden Boy Award, an award for the best footballer under the age of 21 in Europe. The Italian sports Tuttosport has made the names of the candidates for the 2019 at the latest (from a year of ‘99) on Tuesday announced on its web site.

The Golden Boy Award, since 2003, we have been awarded. An international panel of judges from the voetbaljournalisten to choose the winner. Impressive names on the roll of honour include, inter alia, Rafael Van der Vaart (2003), Wayne Rooney (2004), Lionel Messi (2005), The Decision (In 2006), The Aguëro (2007), A Mario in His (2010), Paul Pogba (2013), Raheem Sterling (2014), and Kylian Mbappé (2017).

Last year, won the first Dutch person This Is. He is once again likely to be on the 16th of december, until the winner is to be announced. But it’s a favourite of the Portuguese, Joao Felix. The 19-year-old attacker, was moved this year to 126 million euros from Benfica to Atletico Madrid, and is considered to be the successor to his fellow countryman, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Also nominated for the very young Ansu Fati, who, as a 16-year-old all of did talk at home of FC Barcelona. Other contenders include Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan), Jadon Sancho, (Borussia Dortmund), and Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid).

Not a few of the Belgian pulled out of the selection process. It was in the past used to be the case for, among others, Youri Tielemans, Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Zakaria Bakkali, Adnan Januzaj, Divock Origi and Jason Denayer.


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