Mbappe Wins Europe’s Golden Boy Award

Mbappe Wins Europe’s Golden Boy AwardMbappe Wins Europe’s Golden Boy Award

French national Kylian Mbappé won the Golden Boy Award for Europe’s best young footballer for the year 2017 in a sports journalist poll organized by the Italian newspaper Tutosport.

Mbappe received 291 votes, with about twice as much as runner-up Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona). After them are Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Gabriel Jeseus (Manchester City) and goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnaruma (Milan).

Mbappe had a very strong last season for Monaco, attracting the attention of clubs such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Arsenal, Liverpool and others. Eventuall,y he switched to Paris Saint Germain, reported.

Interestingly, for the third time in the last five years, this prize is won by a Frenchman after Paul Pogba (2013) and Antony Martial (2015).

Tuttosport started the award in 2003 and the first winner was Rafael van der Vaart. Among other prestigious winners are Lionel Messi (2005), Cesc Fabregas (2006), Isco (2012) and Paul Pogba (2013).


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