This going to be hard to choose!!
The final 20-man shortlist for the prestigious 2019 European Golden Boy Award is out with a bang 🔥🔥🔥
Notable names on the list include Chelsea’s star boy Mason Mount, Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi and Manchester City’s Phil Foden.
Remember Matthijs de Ligt? that former Ajax boy that played like crazy in the Champions League? He is also on the list.
Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix and the 16-year old Barcelona player Ansu Fati also make the shortlist.
What is the Golden Boy Award?
According to Wikipedia, The Golden Boy is an award that is given by sports journalists to a young footballer playing in Europe perceived to have been the most impressive during a calendar year (two halves to two separate seasons). All nominees must be under the age of 21 and play in a European nation’s top tier.
Former winners of the award include Wayne Rooney (2004), Lionel Messi (2005), Sergio Aguero (2007), Paul Pogba (2013), Raheem Sterling (2014), Anthony Martial (2015) and Kylian Mbappe (2018).
The 2019 winner will be announced on December 16.