As regards the 2021 Golden Boy, Arsenal's Saka and Barcelona's Pedri have been compared together. The Blaugranas fans believe the Spanish youngster is better than the Englishman, having watched his performance in the European Championship. Without a doubt, both young footballers are promising, full of potential and they have many things in common.
Manchester United is a club known for it's rich history, having it's numerous trophies as evidence. Their players are not left out of the trophy party with most of them having a lot of individual trophies or accolades to prove their rich spells at the club at one point or the other, something that the club's management and officials are always very proud of.
The journey to the 2021 Golden Boy Award ceremony is edging closer by the day, would we get to see another defender pick up the award?. Since 2003 when the first award ceremony was held, the prestigious individual award has been presented to a young footballer playing in Europe who is perceived to have been the most impressive young player during a calendar year.
A slew of young players have risen to prominence in football. These young footballers are doing fantastically well for their respective football clubs. The Golden Boy award is given to the most promising footballer under the age of 21. Tuttosport, an Italian sports publication, established this award in 2003.
The anticipation for the 2021 golden boy award winner is high with Borussia Dortmund's goal-scoring machine, E.B Haaland the last player to win the award in the 2020 edition of the maiden award. Without looking into other players who are also in the race for the 2021 golden boy award, the big question is if the award will be going back to the German league?
The nomination for the 2021 Golden Boy has been announced with the football players shortlisted to 40. The Golden Boy is an award given to the best young player in the top five European leagues and they must be under the age of 21. Football players that have exceeded the age limit can't be nominated for the Golden Boy award.
Yesterday, a 40-man list of nominees for the 2021 Golden Boy award was released. It contains several youngsters under the age of 21 who have been brilliant in the football calendar year. Going through the list, I noticed that Chelsea youngster and academy graduate Billy Gilmour wasn't among the shortlisted names despite Chelsea winning the UCL and his performances with the Scottish national team.
Mason Greenwood is a Manchester United youngster who plays as an attacker for Manchester United. The young striker has been deployed as a right sided winger by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for a while now. While the player has performed excellently there, fans on social media have been labelling him a selfish player lately.
Apparently, Tuttosport has released the list of 40 shortlisted players, as regards the 2021 Golden Boy, and the final shortlist of 20 players will be released in October. Of course, the list contained many brilliant and talented youngsters. Obviously, it would be hard for the Italian outlet to decide the winner this year.
FC Barcelona is currently one of the few clubs who can boast of having super talented youngsters who might rule over the world of soccer in the coming years. The likes of Ansu Fati, Frankie De Jong, Gavi and others have made it to the list of top Barcelona young stars that will surely make it big in the world of soccer.
With the way some footballers are often considered a generational talent, it is evident that they will get more recognition. Here is a breakdown on why Matthijs de Ligt deserves more recognition. Matthijs de Ligt, once recognised as one of the best centre-backs in the world, is now rarely talked about.
The Golden Boy award is an award given to a young footballer who has had the most impressive performance in a calendar year. This award is voted for by top Journalists around Europe. The nominees and final winner must be aged under 21. This year's nominees have been released with about 40 young, enterprising and brilliant youngsters making the list.
Photo credit: Manchester United Manchester United's 19-year-old Mason Greenwood is among the favourites to win this year's Golden Boy award after making it to the 40-man golden boy shortlist. However, he might end up not winning it despite outperforming the likes of Pedri, Jude Bellingham, Jamal Musiala, and Eduardo Camavinga in the league last season and so far this season.
As regards the 2021 Golden Boy, Arsenal's Saka and Manchester United's Greenwood have been compared together. The Red Devils fans believe the Greenwood is better than the Saka, having watched his performance for Manchester United. Without a doubt, both young footballers are encouraging, full of potential and they have many things in common.
With speculations of big clubs coming for Antonio Rudiger due to his recent form, many football fans of Chelsea would love him to extend his contract at the club. Bayern Munich is in the race to sign Antonio Rudiger from Chelsea once his deal expires at the club.
Recently, the 40-man shortlist for the 2021 Golden Boy nominees was released which has kept different football fans and sports analysts in an awe of who could cling to the award. Based on current form and stats the Arsenal and England youngster, Bukayo Saka could be the player to win the 2021 Golden Boy award.
The path to the Golden Boy Award ceremony of 2021 is approaching by day, might we see a defender take the prize? The coveted individual prize has been awarded to a young European footballer who is considered to be the most award-winning young player in a calendar year since 2003.
The 20-man “Golden Boy” shortlist has been revealed, with no Chelsea players included. That's unexpected, given the high-quality players they produce every year from the academy. From a Chelsea viewpoint, Billy Gilmour appeared to be the most likely to make the list, having played consistently at the European Championships and establishing himself as a starter in the English Premier League, but considering the stiff competition for a spot on the list, the Blues shouldn't be too disappointed.
Tuttosport unveils the list of the twenty nominated for the title of Golden Boy. We find there two French, Eduardo Camavinga and William Saliba, and a resident of Ligue 1, Nuno Mendes. The Golden Boy title is expected to be awarded in the coming weeks.
The era of the Barcelona FC captain and legend, Lionel Messi came to an end on Thursday evening. Barcelona FC announced on its website that an agreement has been reached between the club and Lionel Messi to part ways after twenty (20) years of his stay in the club.