Golden Boy 2019 award: Zaniolo among the 20 remaining candidates


FIFA have cut their 40-man long list for the 2019 Golden Boy 2019 award down to 20 today. Among the remaining candidates is Roma’s 20 year-old starlet Nicolo Zaniolo, who joins the likes of Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix and Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho. Last year’s winner, Matthijs de Ligt, was also nominated once again.

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)

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)

Andriy Lunin (Valladolid, Ukraine)

Donyell 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)

Nicolo Zaniolo (Roma, Italy)

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