Top 5 Best Young Players Born in 2000s!

The new year 2019 has arrived and we would like to wish you a happy new year first! In 2019, there are still many young players aged under 20 trying to write their names in the football world! So, among these best young stars , we bring you a list of those who are the top 10 based on performance.

1. Jadon Sancho

Club: Borrussia Dortmund

DOB: 25 March 2000

Sancho is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the England national team. He signed for his first senior contract with Dortmund in 2017. In his 2nd season in BVB, he established himself as a first team regular and won the Bundesliga Player of the Month for October 2018. As the first Englishman to play a Bundesliga match for Dortmund, Sancho has taken Osmane Dembele’s NO.7 shirt

2. Vinicius Junior

Club: Manchester City

D.O.B: 12 July 2000

Vinicius is a Brazil striker who plays for Real Madrid. On 23 May 2017, 16-year-old Vinicius transferred from Flamengo to Real Madrid for a reported fee of €46 million, which was the highest amount ever paid by a club for a footballer under the age of 19. The young player is without doubt living up to expectations given his limited opportunities so far.

3. Phil Foden

Club: Manchester City

D.O.B: 28 May 2000

Foden is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City. Winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball award in 2017, Foden received significant media coverage. On 17 December 2017, Foden was named the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.

4.Callum Hudson-Odoi

Club: Chelsea FC.

DOB: 7 November 2000

Odoi is an English footballer who plays as a forward or a winger for Premier League club Chelsea. He’s known for his calmness, flexibility and excellent physical attributes. Often, he reminds fans of Ousmane Dembele at the same age.

5. Ryan Sessegnon

Club: Fulham FC.

DOB: 18 May 2000

Ryan Sessegnon is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back or left winger for Premier League club Fulham. He was promoted to Fulham senior team in 2016, and made an instant impact on the team, and was considered a club superstar in his debut season.

6. Moise Kean

Club: Juventus

DOB : 28 February 2000

In November 2016, the Juventus player Kean became the first player born in the 2000s to make an appearance in one of Europe’s five major leagues, as well as in the UEFA Champions League. Later in May 2017, he became the first player born in the 2000s to score a goal in one of Europe’s five major leagues.

7. Timothy Weah

Club: Paris Saint-Germain

DOB : 22 February 2000

Weah is an American professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1. He is the son of ex-footballer, Ballon d’Or winner and President of Liberia George Weah and represents the United States in international competition.

8. Pietro Pellegri

Club: Juventus

DOB : 17 March 2000

The Italian footballer plays as a striker for Monaco and the Italy national under-19 team. He’s the youngest player to appear in Serie A (aged 15 and 280 days). On 27 January 2018, Pellegri signed with Monaco for a reported fee of €25 million. He made his Monaco debut on 16 February and became the youngest league player in the club’s history, breaking Kylian Mbappé’s record by eleven days.

9. Alphonso Davies

Club: Vancouver Whitecaps FC

DOB: November 2, 2000

Davies is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays as a winger for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer and Canada men’s national soccer team. He’s the first player born in the 2000s to play in an MLS match. Also, he’s the youngest player to appear and to score for the Canadian men’s national team, the first player born in the 2000s to score at a top-level international tournament. Davies will join Bundesliga club Bayern Munich in January 2019, on a contract until 2023.

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