Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund, has won the Golden Boy 2020, awarded by the Italian newspaper Tuttosport and which awards best U21 player of the year enrolled in a European first division club, while the FC Barcelona strikerAnsu Fati has been in second place.
Your 2020 Golden Boy Award Winner:
⭐️ ERRRRRLIIINNNGG HAAAALAAND ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/hphdKojUtd
– Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) November 21, 2020
The award, known as the ‘Youth Ballon d’Or‘, highlighted the season of the Scandinavian, the first Norwegian to win it and who has signed an incredible record of 33 goals in 34 games played with Borussia Dortmund and with the Norwegian national team in 2020 -from January 18-. Haaland, what relieves athletic Joao Félix, winner in 2019, will receive his award in Turin on December 14.
For his part, 18-year-old FC Barcelona striker Ansu Fati finished second in the Golden Boy Best Absolute vote and was the most voted by the public on the newspaper’s website, achieving the Web Golden Boy. The revelation of Bayern, Alphonso Davies, completed the podium.
Meanwhile, the Verona Women’s forward Asia Bragonzi was awarded the female Golden Boy, which has been awarded since 2018, and AC Milan footballer Sandro Tonali won the Italian Golden Boy thanks to his thirteenth place in the general classification.