After establishing a list of 100 players in June, the Italian newspaper Tuttoport revealed this Friday the identity of the 40 finalists for the Golden Boy 2022 trophy.
Among the players most frequently cited to succeed Pedri are Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich), Ryan Gravenberch (Bayern Munich), Karim Adeyemi (Borusia Dortmund) or Gavi (FC Barcelona). To a lesser extent, we could cite Yéremi Pino (Villarreal), Nuno Mendes (PSG), Anthony Elanga (Manchester United), Adam Holzek (Bayer Leverkusen), Piero Hincapié (Bayer Leverkusen) or even Fabio Carvalho (Liverpool).
Several great players have won this award since its creation in 2003 such as Wayne Rooney (2004), Lionel Messi (2005), Sergio Aguero (2007), Paul Pogba (2013), Raheem Sterling (2014), Kylian Mbappé (2017) and more recently Erling Haaland (2020), who today makes Manchester City happy.
1 dream: become the new Golden Boy
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— Golden Boy (@GoldenBoyAwards) September 16, 2022