One really amazing thing about sports is that the youth reign supreme. And as much as the older generation has its wisdom and knowledge to offer, it is today's youngsters who are tomorrow's legends.
The majority of great footballers like Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar were spotted in their early footballing years and went on to be crowned football kings.
Here are nine of the best under-20 footballers whose names we should get accustomed to seeing in the headlines.
9. Matteo Guendouzi — Arsenal
8. Achraf Hakimi — Borussia Dortmund
7. Rodrygo Goes — Santos
6. Christian Pulisic — Chelsea
5. Vinicius Junior — Real Madrid
4. Trent Alexander Arnold —Liverpool
3. Matthijs de Ligt — Ajax
2. Jadon Sancho — Borussia Dortmund
1. Kylian Mbappe —
Football's succession is flawless in that the young will always outgun the old; sooner or later.
Their energy, innovation and new vibration is what breathes life into the evolution of the beautiful game and those who deny this get left lagging behind.
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