Erling Braut Haaland Wins 2020 Golden Boy Award
Borussia Dortmund and Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland beat two Europe stars to win the Golden Boy award for 2020. The award was for the category of under-21 players playing in a European country’s top division.
The 20-year-old Norway international finished ahead of Barcelona and Spain’s Ansu Fati and Bayern Munich’s Canadian left-back Alphonso Davies. Haaland has so far scored 27 goals in 29 appearances for the Bundesliga side since arriving the side.
Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix won the award in 2019. Also in contention for the top prize were his club team-mate and England forward Jadon Sancho and Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood. Previous English winners of the award are Wayne Rooney in 2004 and Raheem Sterling in 2014.