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Kylian Mbappe wins prestigious golden boy award

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-PSG sensation, Kylian Mbappe wins golden boy award.

PSG star, Kylian Mbappe, has won the golden boy award to join an illustrious list of young footballers to have won the prize during their footballing careers.

The golden boy award is for the best player in Europe under the age of 21.

The 18-year old French striker, grabbed headlines while playing for Monaco last season and has now carried his fine form over to PSG where he plays alongside the current world’s most expensive player, Neymar.

Mbappe won the award with 291 votes, ahead of second-placed Ousmane Dembele who garnered 149 votes.

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Others on the list were Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus, Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma, Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic, Ajax’s Kasper Dolberg, Celta Vigo’s Emre Mor, Federico Chiesa, of Fiorentina, and Juventus’ Rodrigo Bentancur.

Previous winners of the award include Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba and Isco.



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