Golden Boy Award: Samuel Chukwueze Snubbed As FIFA Releases Nominees (See List)

Samuel Chukwueze of villareal

The Governing Body for International Football has released a shortlist of 20 man footballers Under-21 Years for the prestigious Golden boy award.

Samuel Chukwueze of  villareal
Samuel Chukwueze of villareal



This Award is given to the most promising and exciting young talent talent of each year and surprisingly, Nigerian Most Exciting young talent who plays for Spanish side. villareal has been Excluded from the list. This seems to be a great surprise to many as Samuel Chukwueze has been electrific for his side Villarreal.


The list Contains Barcelona’s youngster Ansu Fati, Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi, Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior and other Amazing Young talents.

See List
Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus, Holland)
Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich, Canada)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan, Italy)
Ansu Fati (Barcelona, Spain)
Philip Foden (Man City, England
Matteo Guendouzi (Arsenal, France)

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Erling Haland (RB Salzburg, Norway)
Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany)
Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid, Portugal)
Dejan Joveljic (Eintracht Frankfurt, Serbia)
Moise Kean (Everton, Italy)
Kang-in Lee (Valencia, South Korea)

Andrij Oleksijovyc (Valladolid, Ukraine)
Danyell Malen (PSV Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Mason Mount (Chelsea, England)
Rodrygo (Real Madrid, Brazil)
Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund, England)
Ferran Torres (Valencia, Spain)

Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid, Brazil)
Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma, Italy)
The 2018 Edition was won By Former Ajax Captain and Defender, Matthijs de Ligt.

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