Tuttosport have trimmed their list of the best young players in the world to 20, with the likes of Matthijs de Ligt and Vinicius Junior nominated
The final 20 nominations for the 2019 Golden Boy have been announced, as the some of Europe’s top young players battle it out for the award.
The prize, which has been distributed by Italian newspaper Tuttospor t, rewards the most impressive soccer professional aged under the age of 21 to be playing in a European top tier in each calendar year.
Previous winners include Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, with the 2018 award picked up by Matthijs de Ligt.
The Juventus defender has been back in the running 12 months on, but has some tough competition if he has been to retain the title.
Check out all the nominees below…