With Brazilian Yan Couto, the newspaper reports 100 nominees for the Golden Boy Award; check list | international football

The Italian newspaper “Tuttosport” published this Wednesday the list of 100 players nominated for the Golden Boy 2022 award (see full list below). The award selects the best player under the age of 21 from those who work in European football. Among the candidates is only one Brazilian: right-back Yan Couto, a former Coritiba, from Manchester City and who played for Braga, a Portuguese player, who was transferred last season..

Manchester City’s Yan Cout played on loan at Bragan last season – Photo: Getty Images

Some of the top 100 players under the age of 21 in Europe are unknown and others are already well-known CamavingaFrom Real Madrid, Pedro, Ansu Fati, Gavi and Nico GonzalezBarcelona, ​​and Adeyemi and Jude BellinghamBorussia Dortmund.

The award, which has been awarded since 2003, has already had two Brazilian winners: AndersonFor Manchester United in 2008, and Alexandre PatoFor Milan, in 2009.

Golden Boy winners since 2003:

  • 2003: Van der Vaart
  • 2004: Rooney
  • 2005: Messi
  • 2006: Fabregas
  • 2007: Aguero
  • 2008: Anderson
  • 2009: Alexandre Pato
  • 2010: Balotelli
  • 2011: Gotze
  • 2012: Bait
  • 2013: Pogba
  • 2014: Sterling
  • 2015: Martial
  • 2016: Renato Sanches
  • 2017: Mbappe
  • 2018: De Ligt
  • 2019: Joao Felix
  • 2020: Haaland
  • 2021: Pedro

Acting in Milan, Alexandre Pato was the last Brazilian to win the Golden Boy – Photo: AFP

See the 100 Golden Boy 2022 candidates:

  • Karim-David Adeyemi – Borussia Dortmund
  • Felix Afena-Gyan – Rome
  • Lucien Agoumé – International
  • Anouar Ait El Hadj – Anderletch
  • Janis Antiste – Spezia
  • Alejandro Balde – Barcelona
  • Jude Bellingham – Borussia Dortmund
  • Stipe Biuk – Hajduk
  • Eduardo Bove – Rome
  • Jayden Braaf – Borussia Dortmund
  • Brian Brobbey – RB Leipzig
  • Eduardo Camavinga – Real Madrid
  • Matteo Cancellieri – Verona
  • Rayan Cherki – Lyon
  • Mohamed-Ali Cho – Angers
  • Moustapha Cisse – Atalanta
  • Francisco Conceição – Porto
  • Yan Couto – Manchester City
  • Niganned Daramy – Ajax
  • Amar Dedic – RB Salzburg
  • Amad Diallo – Manchester United
  • Diego Moreira – Benfica
  • Jérémy Doku – Rennes
  • Radu Dragustin – Juventus
  • Hugo Ekitike – Reims
  • Anthony Elanga – Manchester United
  • Harvey Elliott – Liverpool
  • Sebastiano Espotivo – International
  • Maxime Esteve – Montpellier
  • Fabio Carvalho – Liverpool
  • Fabio Silva – Wolverhampton
  • Ansu Fati – Barcelona
  • Gavi – Barcelona
  • Joe Gelhardt – Leeds
  • Wilfried Gnonto – Zurich
  • Ryan Gravenbach – Bayern Munich
  • Bad Taste – Lyon
  • Josko Gvardiol – RB Leipzig
  • Henrique Araujo – Benfica
  • Aaron Hickey – Bologna
  • Piero Hincapié – Bayer Leverkusen
  • Adam Hlozek – Bayer Leverkusen
  • Ki-Jana Hoever – Wolverhampton
  • Ilaix Moriba – RB Leipzig
  • Joelson Fernandes – Basel
  • Isaac Bergmann Johanneson – Copenhagen
  • Nemanja Jovic – Partisan
  • Arnaud Kalimuendo – Lens
  • Jakub Kaminski – Wolfsburg
  • Ansgar Knauff – Borussia Dortmund
  • Kasper Kozlowski – Brighton
  • Isaac Lihadji – Lille
  • Lukeba Castle – Lyon
  • Noni Madueke – PSV
  • Eliot Matazo – Monaco
  • Nathanael Mbuku – Reims
  • Fabio Miretti – Juventus
  • Raul Moro – Lazio
  • Youssoufa Moukoko – Borussia Dortmund
  • Yunus Musah – Valencia
  • Jamal Musiala – Bayern
  • Dear Ndour – Benfica
  • Luca Netz – Borussia Monchengladbach
  • Tanguy Kouassi Nianzou – Bayern
  • Nico Gonzalez – Barcelona
  • Nico Williams – Bilbao Athletic
  • Nuno Mendes – PSG
  • Becir Omeragic – Zurich
  • Simone Pafundi – Udinese
  • Matias Palacios – Basel
  • Paulo Bernardo – Benfica
  • Pedro – Barcelona
  • Yeremi Pino – Villarreal
  • Devyne Rensch – Ajax
  • Gio Reyna – Borussia Dortmund
  • Fabian Rieder – Young Boys
  • Rodrigo Ribeiro – Sporting
  • Luka Romero – Lazio
  • Georginio Rutter – Hoffenheim
  • Lazar Samardzic – Udinese
  • Cisse Sandra – Club Brugge
  • Pape Kill Sarr – Tottenham
  • Joe Scally – Borussia Monchengladbach
  • Giorgio Scalvini – Atalanta
  • Benjamin Sesko – RB Salzburg
  • Brandon Soppy – Udinese
  • Matias Soulé – Juventus
  • Filip Stevanovic – Heerenveen
  • Luka Sucic – RB Salzburg
  • Kamaldeen Sulemana – Rennes
  • Tomas Suslov – Groningen
  • Jan Uwe Thielmann – Kolonia
  • Tiago Tomás – Stuttgart
  • Malik Tillman – Bayern
  • Destiny Udogie – Udinese
  • Maarten Vandevoordt – Genk
  • Aster Vranckx – Wolfsburg
  • Elye Wahi – Montpellier
  • Illya Zabarnyi – Dynamo Kiev
  • Nicola Zalewski – Rome

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