The European Golden Boy, the 21st edition of the football award created by the newspaper Tuttosport, was won this year by Jude Bellingham, born in 2003, midfielder for Real Madrid and England, as the best under-21 footballer in Europe in 2023. A Correct and approval for the English midfielder, who scored 485 out of a maximum of 500 points from the international jury made up of 50 journalists from the most prestigious European newspapers.
Among the winners was Cristiano Giuntoli, now coach of Juventus, who triumphed in the “Greatest Challenge of the Year” category, the best challenge of the year that led him to win the Scudetto with Napoli, 33 years after the last tricolor.
It is worth remembering the list of honors of the people honored in previous years: Gavi, Pedri, Haaland, Joao Felix, De Ligt, Mbappé, Renato Sanches, Martial, Sterling, Pogba, Isco, Goetze, Balotelli, Pato, Anderson, Agüero, Fabregas, Messi, Rooney and Van der Vaart.
The best Italian Golden Boy went to Atalanta and Italian national team defender Giorgio Scalvini.
The gala evening will take place on Monday December 4th in Turin, where the trophies will be awarded to the winners and the Golden Boy Career Award, the Targa Scirea Fair Play and the Targa Pozzo will be announced as the best European coach.