2021 Golden Boy Award

(Source: Tuttosport)

Sport: Football

Country: Italy

Presented by: Tuttosport – Italian Newspaper

First Award: 2003

Editions: 18

First Winner: Rafael van der Vaart

Most Recent Winner: Erling Haaland

2021 Golden Boy Award Ceremony: Monday 13th December 2021

Location: Turin, Italy

Past Winners

YearWinnerClubPositionBirth Year
2003Rafael van der VaartAjaxMidfielder1983
2004Wayne RooneyEverton & Man UnitedForward1985
2005Lionel MessiBarcelonaForward1987
2006Cesc FabregasArsenalMidfielder1987
2007Sergio AgueroAtletico MadridForward1988
2008AndersonManchester UnitedMidfielder1988
2009Alexandre PatoAC MilanForward1989
2010Mario BalotelliInter Milan & Man CityForward1990
2011Mario GotzeBorussia DortmundMidfielder1992
2012IscoMalagaMidfielder1992
2013Paul PogbaJuventusMidfielder1993
2014Raheem SterlingLiverpoolForward1994
2015Anthony MartialMonaco & Man UnitedForward1995
2016Renato SanchesBenfica & Bayern MunichMidfielder1997
2017Kylian MbappeMonaco & Paris SGForward1998
2018Matthijs de LigtAjaxDefender1999
2019Joao FelixBenfica & Atletico MadridForward1999
2020Erling HaalandBorussia DortmundForrward2000

2021 Golden Boy Nominees

NameAgeNationalityClubLeaguePosition
Karim Adeyemi19GermanRed Bull SalzburgBundesligaForward
Jude Bellingham18EnglishBorussia DortmundBundesligaMidfielder
Eduardo Camavinga18FrenchReal Madrid & (Rennes)La LigaMidfielder
Charles De Ketelaere20BelgianClub BruggeJupiler Pro LeagueForward
Gavi17SpainishBarcelonaLa LigaMidfielder
Bryan Gil20SpanishTottenham & (Sevilla)Premier LeagueForward
Ryan Gravenberch19DutchAjaxEredivisieMidfielder
Mason Greenwood20EnglishMan UnitedPremier LeagueForward
Daniel Maldini20ItalianAC MilanSerie AMidfielder
Jamal Musiala18GermanBayern MunichBundesligaMidfielder
Nuno Mendes19PortugueseParis SG & (Sporting CP)Ligue 1Defender
Pedri18SpanishBarcelonaLa LigaMidfielder
Roberto Piccoli20ItalianAtalanta & (Spezia)Serie AForward
Yeremi Pino19SpanishVillarrealLa LigaForward
Gio Reyna18AmericanBorussia DortmundBundesligaMidfielder
Rodrygo20BrazilianReal MadridLa LigaForward
Bukayo Saka20EnglishArsenalPremir LeagueMidfielder
William Saliba20FrenchArsenal (Nice & Marseille)Premier LeagueDefender
Jurrien Timber20DutchAjaxEredivisieDefender
Florian Wirtz18GermanBayer LeverkusenBundesligaMidfielder