With so many talented young players emerging onto the scene, it is hard to imagine who will be named the best in the world in a few years’ time. Real Madrid’s Vinicius is one of the players who believes that he’ll have won the Ballon d’Or by the time he is 25 or 26 years old. Yet he’ll have several other rivals and we take a look at some of those who could dominate world football alongside the Brazilian in six to seven years’ time.’
Here are the list of players that are tipped to win the Ballon d’Or in few years:
Kylian Mbappe France/ Paris Saint-Germain (21 years old): The Frenchman has already been named as one of the next kings of football. He recently won the 2018 World Cup with France and is a leader in Paris with Paris Saint-Germain so it seems likely that he will lift the trophy in the future.
Ousmane Dembele France/ Barcelona (21 years old): It was a hard start, but the former Borussia Dortmund player is now demonstrating what he is capable of at Barcelona. His incredible ability to score goals and to go one-on-one with players can take him to the top.
Christian Pulisic Borussia Dortmund/ United States of America (20 years old): Since debuting in the Bundesliga at 17 years of age, the American superstar has taken the world by storm and his move to Chelsea in the summer will only help develop his talent.
Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund/ England (20 years old): The former Manchester City player has turned into one of the leading men of Borussia Dortmund and has amazed everyone with his dribbling skills.
He is one to watch in the next few years.
Samuel Chukwueze Villarreal CF/ Nigeria (19 years old): Samuel Chukwueze plays the position Forward, is 19 years old and cm tall, weights kg.
In the current club Villarreal played 1 seasons, during this time he played 30 matches and scored 8 goals. In the club he scored 8 goals ( Europa League , Segunda B, La Liga, Copa del Rey). Samuel Chukwueze this seasons has also noted 2 assists, played 2549 minutes, with 15 times he played game in first line.
Europe’s football governing body UEFA have included Super Eagles forward in a UEFA 50 list of young players to watch out for in the year 2019. With similarities in qualities to Bayern Munich wing wizard Arjen Robben.
Video of Samuel Chukuwueze in action:
Frenkie de Jong Ajax/ Netherlands (21 years old): The midfielder of the future. The Dutchman has been a commanding force on the pitch and Barcelona have made a tremendous effort to get hold of his talent.
His future is surely promising.
Marcus Rashford Manchester United/ England (21 years old): Seen as one of the great hopes of English football, Rashford has the ability to perform during big games. His versatility in attack and adaptation to different situations will make him the leader of England.
Leroy Sane Manchester City/ Germany (23 years old): After only three years at Manchester City, the German has become more and more important for Pep Guardiola. He has the ability to lead a team and this will help the forward to assert himself as a strong European talent.
Marco Asensio Real Madrid/ Spain (23 years old): Despite his poor season at Real Madrid, the Mallorcan has already shown he is one of the rising talents in Spain. His speed, awareness, mental capacity and accurate shooting could send him towards the individual trophy.
Vinicius Junior Real Madrid/ Brazil (18 years old): Vinícius has been one of Real Madrid best players this season as the teams performance has been be par. He made his first start on 31 October in a 4–0 Copa del Rey away victory against Melilla, contributing with an assist for both Marco Asensio and Álvaro Odriozola in what Marca recognised as a Man of the Match performance.
He scored his first goal on 3 November, 10 minutes after coming on as a substitute in a 2–0 victory against Real Valladolid. He scored 4 goals between his debut on 29 September 2018 and 7 February 2019.
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