Main Banner spacer
Main Banner
the home of cult football
Current midfield dynamo position : home > players > awards

MD British Player of the Year
MD Foreign Player of the Year
MD Coach of the Year
MD Team of the Year
Golden Shoe
Player of the Year
FWA Footballer of the Year
PFA Players' Player of the Year
PFA Young Player of the Year
Ballon d'Or (European Player of Year)
FIFA Ballon d'Or (New!)
Onze d'Or
Premio Golden Boy
Trofeo Bravo
Goal of the Century
Goal of the Decade
Goal of the Season
Player of the Year
Golden Foot
Player of the Year
Foreign Player of the Year
Foreign Player of the Year
Newcomer of the Year
Pichichi Trophy
Player of the Year
NASL Most Valuable Player
NASL Top Scorer
African Player of Year
Oceania Player of Year
South American Player of Year
flag   Premio Golden Boy Award

In a nutshell: Dodgy sounding award by Tuttosport (the Italian national sports newspaper), the Golden Boy is given out to the top under 21 year old playing in Europe.
Awarded to: It's open to players under 21 who play in Europe.
Voted by: The Italian national sports newspaper Tuttosport.
When: At the end of each year.
Worth a mention: 1. It's similar to the Trofeo Bravo Award (awarded by a rival Italian publication), with both trying to get their awards as the U21 equivalent of the Ballon d'Or.

Year Player Team
2009 Alexandre Pato AC Milan
2008 Anderson Man Utd
2007 Sergio Aguero Atletico Madrid
2006 Cesc Fabregas Arsenal
2005 Lionel Messi Barcelona
2004 Wayne Rooney Man Utd
2003 Rafael van der Vaart Ajax

Arrow Ballon d'Or (European Player of the Year Award)
Arrow Trofeo Bravo Award

Article Keywords: Premio Golden Boy Award - European Young Player of the Year - Soccer Footballer of the Year Trophy
Top 10 Fergie Quotes
Your Brazilian Name ?
Funniest Names
Things you always see at Non-league football
Top 10 Interviews
Top 10 Cloughie Quotes
The New Maradonas
Bizarre transfers
Top Tea-cup Throwers
Top Merseyside Derbies
Top Football Mullets
City's Champion's League Problems
The Real World
Football Stars Over 30
City down but not out
Wales Suffer Heavy Loss

  © Copyright 2005 - 2011 · All Rights Reserved Return to Top