Few things in football make the fan’s heart surge as much as the arrival of a wonderkid. A bright-eyed new talent who might take on the world, quite possibly dragging your hopeless bunch of cloggers along with him as he starts on the path to global domination of the greatest sport known to humankind.
Similarly, few things in football feel better than knowing about something – or someone – that other people don’t. That’s why we at FourFourTwo have long brought you the Boy’s A Bit Special and Talentspotter (opens in new tab) finds, alerting you to the finest fledgling face-fuzz wearers in football.
And so, here we bring you the stars of tomorrow, and in some cases today. You’ll know some of the names higher up the list – but there's plenty of others you won't. So read on...
- POLL YOU decide: Who is the best under-21 wonderkid in the world?
- YOUTH HAWK 13 contenders to be the Premier League's first Year 2000 player
- FEATURE 19 teenagers you won't be able to ignore over the next year
- FEATURE Who are the Golden Boy winners since 2003 – and what happened to them?
- TALENTSPOTTER Franck Kessie: The rising Ivorian star on Manchester City’s and Arsenal’s radar
- GAMING Who are Football Manager 2017's 84 best wonderkids and why are they brilliant?
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