Ranking the top 50 wonderkids in football right now (50-41)
Since the inception of football as a major sport, the game has been emblazoned with many legends. Plenty of greats have made the world their own and made vital contributions to the beautiful game through their vivid and different styles of play.
The current era of soccer is ruled by none other than two giants, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The duo, along with many other superstars have been entertaining us for over a decade.
But, nothing lasts forever. WIth most big-name players like Robben, Iniesta, Ibrahimovic, Messi, and Ronaldo having crossed thirty, a simple question has started consuming our minds more often. What next after these greats call it a day? What's in store for the game's posterity?
No worries. Albeit it will be hard to emulate Messi and Ronaldo, the beautiful game has already started churning out superstars for the future. With plenty of wonderkids already trying to make their mark, who is the best among them all? Let's have a look:
NOTE: Only players aged 19 or below are included in this list.
#50 Joe Willock
Position: Attacking midfielder
Arsenal teenager Joe Willock debuted as a professional football player in September 2017. He represents the England U19 squad on the international level.
Usually deployed in a no.10 role, Willock can also operate on either wing or as a striker in times of need. The young starlet has been gifted with ball control, while his pace enables him to be a threat on counterattacks through the flanks. Also, he has great stamina and fine passing abilities, albeit there is a lot of room for improvement.
For his age, Willock won't find a better coach than Arsene Wenger, who is well-known for his penchant for polishing raw talents.