Golden Boy 2020: EPL stars Saka, Foden, Greenwood make final shortlist

Golden Boy 2020: EPL stars Saka, Foden, Greenwood make final shortlist

- Golden Boy 2020 nominees have some interesting entries as players from different parts of Europe have been shortlisted

- Five Premier League players plying their trade for Man United, Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal respectively also made the cut

- Barcelona and Real Madrid youngsters were also selected including Dortmund and Bayern Munich stars

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Golden Boy 2020 final shortlist has been released and five England internationals have made the list.

Players within the age of 20 who have been outstanding with their different club sides have been selected for the accolade.

Premier League stars including Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, Manchester City's Phil Foden and Ferran Torres, Man United's Mason Greenwood and Chelsea's Callum Hodson-Ndoi.

Golden Boy 2020: EPL stars Saka, Foden, Greenwood make final shortlist

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Borussia Dortmund's duo of Jadon Sancho and goal-machine Erling Haaland have also been selected for the prestigious individual award.

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Rodrygo and Vinicius Junior of Real Madrid also made the cut while Bayern Munich's defender Alphonso Davies. Ansu Fati and Sergino Dest are te Barcelona's entires.

Lille's Canadian star Jonathan David, PSG's Mitchell Bakker and Rennes Edison Camavinga are the pair selected from the French Ligue 1.

Others are Ryan Gravenberch of Ajax, Dejan Kulusevski of Atlanta, Leipzig's Dominik Szoboszlai, and AC Milan's Sandro Tonali.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Mesi GOAT debate has been endorsed by some of the footballing legends that Portuguese is better than the Argentine.

The Juventus and Barcelona superstars are regarded as the best players in the world just like the Pele and Diego Maradona comparison.

The pair have often been the subject matter when it comes to who is the greatest of all time in the round leather game.

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Legit.ng also reported that Lionel Messi would have been a better goalscorer in ten out of 12 campaigns if there were penalties counted in their respective goal tallies.

The Barcelona star and the Juventus striker have been going next to neck in the past 11 seasons with goals scored for their respective clubs.

One football fan has re-ignited the claim that Messi would have beaten Ronaldo's goal-tally ten times on 12 occasions.

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