Top 10 Wonder Youth in the World of Football

top 10 youngest football players

Who in this world would not know what impact football has on the minds of audience from every corner of the universe. Various forms of football have been revealed in the history that has been shown to have extreme influence on today’s youth. Apart from cricket or hockey, another team sports called football has also made its fans jump out of their seats, so much is the craze.

Globally, association football or soccer as identified in some countries, is played by over 250 million players in about 200 nations, and has the maximum viewers on television sports, making it the most celebrated and cause of enthusiasm among the sports freak. In 1888, The Football League was originally established in England that became the first of many professional football tournaments. Football chasers not only watch the match but are also impressed by some of their favourite footballers and follow them like a shadow on social media. To find more and know your players better, we have come up with top 10 youngest football players and their exuberant potential.

1.TIMOTHY FOSU-MENSAH (2 January 1998)

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Club: Manchester United

Age: 17

Position: Defensive midfielder, centre-back or full-back

This amazing personality found its land of origin in Amsterdam and then stepped into a world that took his career to the zenith of success with Ajax before moving to England in 2014. Fosu demonstrates his skills so well, being carefree of his age  he has also excelled in his leadership traits as captain for the Holland Under 17 team.

2.LEE SEUNG-WOO(6 January 1998)

LEE SEUNG-WOOClub: Barcelona

Age: 17

Position: Striker/Attacking midfielder

Lee is a South Korean footballer anticipated to be pronounced as one of his country’s pride to take over the football in future, eventually be called upon as the ‘Korean Messi’. Lee presented his brilliance through gradual progression in its youth ranks, consistent scorings and winning MVP awards at many tournaments. His achievements brought him the designation as one of La Masia’s top talents.



Club: Atletico Madrid

Age: 20

Position: Forward

Argentine professional footballer who plays spectacularly for Spanish club Atlètico de Madrid played his first match as a professional on 31 March, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 0–1 loss at Newell’s Old Boys. Correa was considered in Argentina under-20s 32-man list for the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, held in Uruguay on 11 December 2014. His way of playing and attacking positional role has been more or less compared to Carlos Tevez.



Club: Arsenal

Age: 16

Position: Centre forward

Malen is a Dutch footballer  who plays as a Striker for English club Arsenal. This outstanding boy is currently playing for the U-18 Team of Arsenal but sometimes also plays with the club’s U-21 side.



Club: Viitorul Constanta (on loan from Fiorentina)

Age: 17

Position: Attacking midfielder/winger

Well known Romanian professional footballer  and son of Romanian legend Gheorghe represented his country at under-15, under-16, under-17 and under-18 levels. He completed his graduation from his father’s academy and then started his career by playing and even heading Romanian title contenders Viitorul before sealing a 1million euro switch to Fiorentina.

6.JULIAN BRANDT(born 2 May 1996)


Club: Bayer Leverkusen

Age: 19

Position: Winger
Julian is a German professional who plays as a right winger and has been acclaimed as a member of the squad that won the UEFA European Under-19 Championship in 2014.

7.GIANLUIGI DONNARUMMA(born 25 February 1999)


Club: Milan

Age: 16

Position: Goalkeeper

Italian footballer who arrived at Milan’s youth academy in 2013 has been popularly renamed as “The new Buffon ” whose physique arge frame, strength, and reach is adorable. His defence features, ball control, positioning and natural performance is commendable.

8.JOSHUA KIMMICH (born 8 February 1995)


Club: Bayern Munich

Age: 20

Position: Midfielder

German footballer has always been praised for his versatility by proving smartly his attacking and defensive roles. Kimmich has cited Bastian Schweinsteiger as his biggest asset. Moreover, he is equally proficient at playing further forward and dribbling.


Club: Ajax

Age: 18

Position: Midfielder

He is the youth champion from AFC Ajax and to keep check on him, Arsenal and Manchester United are among the clubs. This dutch player of Moroccan descent replaced Danny Bakker after 78 minutes in a 1–0 loss.

10.MARCO ASENSIO (born 21 January 1996)


Club: Espanyol (on loan from Real Madrid)

Age: 19

Position: Winger

This Spanish boy plays on loan from Real Madrid as an attacking midfielder. Asensio reached his first professional goal on March 2014, marking the first in a 2–0 home win over CD Tenerife. In July, he was acknowledged as the part of the victorious under-19 team at the UEFA European Championship in Greece, where he grabbed both goals in a semi-final victory over France in Katerini, in the 88th minute and in added time.

Get closer to these phenomenal football stars and discover more about them here. See what the wonder kids are doing for their country and find out the style they opt while playing in the field.

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