As the sun is setting on the careers of this generation's greatest two players Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi football fans are looking forward to see who will lead the next generation of players.
Here's the list of top 5 young players in the world currently:
The 21 year old plays for Bayern Munich and the Canadian national team. He contributed massively to Bayern Munich's UEFA champions league campaign in 2020 and they eventually won the tournament. Davies poses a serious threat to Bayern Munich's opponents with his quick overlapping runs to create goal scoring opportunities for teammates.
4. Jadon Sancho
Sancho is 21 years age and plays for Manchester United,as a winger, after joining the club from Borussia Dortmund. United paid €85 million for Sancho's services. He also plays for the England national team. He is yet to find his Dortmund form that attracted the attention of United in the first place. At United he earns £175 000 per week.
3. Ansu Fati
Ansu Fati is 19 years of age and plays for Barcelona and Spain as a striker. Fati is the youngest player to score for the Spanish national team and the youngest player to score in the UEFA champions league. He is seen by many as the potential successor to Messi's vacant throne at Barcelona but injuries have hindered his progress and kept him away from the field. He's regaining his goalscoring form after returning from injury.
2. Erling Halaand
The 21 year old Norwegian striker currently plays for Borussia Dortmund. Halaand is a prolific goal scorer for Dortmund and has attracted the attention of big clubs like Real Madrid and Liverpool. When he leaves his club it is expected to be a record breaking transfer considering his form.
1. Kylian Mbappe
Mbappe is 22 years of age and plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the French national team. He is among the few young strikers who are expected to succeed, his childhood hero, Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best player. He has achieved a lot in football for a 22 year old as his trophy cabinet boasts with a lot of thophies including the prestigious FIFA world cup trophy.
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