On the sidelines of the Golden Ball awards, the Golden Boy trophy will be given to the best young player of the season. Discover the list of the 20 finalists.
Golden Boy 2022: One PSG player, three Barça players!
Who will succeed Barcelona’s Pedri as Golden Boy? This season again, many young people under 21 have exploded in the face of the world and the competition will be tough. If some wonderkids like Eduardo Camavinga, Jude Bellingham or Ansu Fati are used to appearing in this list, for other players, it will be a big first, like the former Stade Rennais crack, Mathys Tel.
This Friday, the Italian media Tuttosport published the list of the 20 finalists of the Golden Boy, which includes two French and a player of Ligue 1. Barcelona and Bayern Munich are the two clubs with the most representatives (3 each).
The Golden Boy 2022 list:
1- Karim Adeyemi (Borussia Dortmund)
2- Antonio Silva (Benfica)
3- Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund)
4- Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid)
5- Fabio Carvalho (Liverpool)
6- Ansu Fati (FC Barcelone)
7- Gavi (FC Barcelone)
8- Wilfried Gnonto (Leeds United)
9- Ryan Gravenberch (Bayern Munich)
10- Josko Gvardiol (RB Leizpig)
11- Fabio Miretti (Juventus)
12- Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)
13- Nico (Valence CF)
14- Nuno Mendes (PSG)
15- Pedri (FC Barcelone)
16- Giorgio Scalvini (Atalanta)
17- Benjamin Sesko (RB Salzbourg)
18- Mathys Tel (Bayern Munich)
19- Destiny Udogie (Udinese)
20- Nicola Zalewski (AS Rome)