Kylian Mbappe Beats Ousmane Dembele And Gabriel Jesus To The Golden Boy Award

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Kylian Mbappe has won the Golden Boy award ahead of Gabriel Jesus & Ousmane Dembele who were shortlisted.

The award is given to the best player under the age of 21 in Europe and is voted for by a panel of journalists from across the continent.

Kylian Mbappe shone at Monaco last season and has scored four goals and has had four assists in 11 games for PSG this season having transferred in the summer

The striker, who already has eight international caps for France, won with 291 votes beating second-placed Dembele, who secured 149 votes.

Newspapers from all across the continent vote, these are Bild (Germany), Blick (Switzerland), A Bola (Portugal), l’Equipe (France), France Football (France), Marca (Spain), Mundo Deportivo (Spain), Ta Nea (Greece), Sport Express (Russia), De Telegraaf (Netherlands) and The Times (UK).

ALL nominees must be under the age of 21 and play in a European nation’s top tier.

Each voter is allowed to nominate five players, the juror will allocate 10 points to the player that they perceive as the most impressive, seven for second, five third, three fourth, and one point for fifth most impressive.

The player with the most points wins, simple as that.



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