Joao Felix wins 2019 Golden Boy Award
JOÁO FELIX wins the 2019 Golden Boy Award 🏅.
Its another day of reckoning as Athletico Madrid’s, Pourteguese wonder boy wins a prestigious award. The star boy who penned his signature with the spanish side during the summer has established himself as one of the prospects to look up to when he was at SL Benfica. His performances gave him the honor of nomination for the 2019 golden boy award alongside players like Jadon Sancho who came out 2nd and Kai Havertz who sat 3rd in the final voting.
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The Portuguese 🇵🇹 thrived in the UEFA Europa League in the previous season with his former side, SL Benfica, gaining him recognition from so many elite clubs who later saw him land at Athletico Madrid. He emerged the winner of the award after the announcement, earlier today.
The award which is given to the player with the best performance for a season under the age of 21, is a great one and is a sign of good future for the winner. The nominations are made at least 5-6 weeks before the date of announcement and fans, are allowed to vote while the board makes the best decision.
It is a good one for the lad and an encouragement too. He has shown signs of being the next CR7 of Portugal and European football. Let’s look up to his bright future.
Below is a picture of the nominees for the award and their number of votes.
By: Ikenna Emperor 👑