The Barcelona ahead and Rosengard midfielder have been voted the very best gamers in world soccer, born on or after January 1, 2002
Barcelona ahead Ansu Fati and Rosengard midfielder Hanna Bennison have been topped the winners of NXGN 2021 after being voted the very best teenage footballers on the planet.
Journalists from throughout Aim’s 44 editions voted on the brightest wonderkids within the recreation, born on or after January 1, 2002.
Fati beat off sturdy competitors to change into the sixth winner of the lads’s award, with Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga and Borussia Dortmund attacker Gio Reyna ending second and third, respectively.
The Barca starlet is rewarded for an distinctive first two seasons within the first crew at Camp Nou, throughout which era he has damaged numerous information, together with changing into the youngest-ever goalscorer within the Champions League.
Fati, 18, can be the youngest participant to search out the web within the historical past of the Spanish nationwide crew, having made his worldwide debut in September 2020, and follows within the footsteps of earlier winners such Jadon Sancho, Gigi Donnarumma and Rodrygo.
“I need to thank those that have voted for me and, after all, my team-mates,” Fati advised Aim upon receiving his award. “With out them, this could not have been potential.
“Additionally, thanks to all of the coaches I’ve ever had.”
Camavinga proved to be Fati’s nearest challenger after a 12 months wherein he cemented his standing as probably the most proficient teenage midfielder on this planet, with the French 18-year-old having debuted and scored for his nation in the course of the early months of the season.
Reyna, in the meantime, rounds out the rostrum after changing into a key member of Dortmund’s youthful, star-studded assault, in addition to a full worldwide with america.
Fati’s club-mate Pedri finishes fourth after an excellent breakout marketing campaign at Camp Nou, whereas Reyna’s team-mate at Dortmund, Jude Bellingham, comes in fifth.
In addition to having two members of the highest 5, Dortmund can be residence to the youngest participant on the record, with 16-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko putting 15th after forcing his approach into the senior squad at Sign Iduna Park.
Ajax are probably the most well-represented crew on the lads’s 50-strong record, with the Dutch champions capable of boast 5 gamers, led by seventh-placed Ryan Gravenberch.
The total males’s record, which additionally consists of gamers similar to Amad Diallo, Jamal Musiala, Rayan Cherki, Yunus Musah and Ilaix Moriba, may be discovered HERE.
Bennison, in the meantime, succeeds inaugural girls’s winner Lena Oberdorf after frequently impressing for Rosengard in each the Damallsvenskan and the Ladies’s Champions League.
The 18-year-old has been a daily within the Rosengard midfield because the age of 16, and scored her first Champions League aim in December.
She can be a full Sweden worldwide, having made her debut in November 2019 in opposition to world champions, america.
“It feels so good,” Bennison advised Aim upon accepting the award. “It was nothing that I had anticipated, so I am very completely satisfied and grateful.”
Ajax striker Nikita Tromp claims second place, with the 18-year-old incomes comparisons to compatriot Vivianne Miedema for her goalscoring exploits, even when her recreation is much completely different from the Arsenal star’s.
Recent off successful her first senior Mexico cap, Atlas ahead Alison Gonzalez is available in third, whereas fourth goes to potential United States girls’s nationwide crew star of the long run Alexis Missimo.