Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho has won the 2019 Goal NxGnaward, an prize handed out each year to the best player in the world aged 19 or under.
Having made the switch to Germany from Manchester City in the summer of 2017, Sancho has firmly established himself in Dortmund’s first team this season, scoring nine times in all competitions and earning asenior international call up.
He beat the likes of Real Madrid pair Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo Goes to the prize, as well Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi and ex-Manchester City teammate Phil Foden. In total, there were seven British talents named in the top 20.
“There are a lot of great players my age out there and to be chosen as the best player of NxGn is really good for me and for my family,” a proud Sancho said.
Top 20 World’s Best Young Talents:
1. Jadon Sancho (England) Borussia Dortmund
2 Vinicius Junior (Brazil) Real Madrid
3 Callum Hudson-Odoi (England) Chelsea