Lamine Yamal Tops June Ranking in The Race For The 2024 Golden Boy Award


Barcelona winger Lamine Yamal is at the top of the June rankings in the race for the 2024 Golden Boy award.

The award is to be given by Tuttsport to recognize the best Under-21 player in Europe, and the current holder of the individual award is Jude Bellingham.

2024 Golden Boy Award

Yamal is not the only Barcelona player on the list; Pau Cubarsi, who made his debut for the Barcelona team this season, resides in the eighth position in the 2024 Golden Boy ranking.

Vitor Roque is also a Barcelona player who is on the Golden Boy Award ranking. He is currently in 15th place.

Also, Gavi is another Barcelona player in the 2024 Golden Boy ranking. His current ranking is the 20th position. The Barcelona midfielder has not played enough games this season.

The La Masia Academy had produced world-class players. Previous winners of the Golden Boy Award came from the Barcelona Academy, including the likes of Lionel Messi, who won the award in 2005.

Pedri won the Golden Boy Award in 2021, and Gavi won the award in 2022. Yamal has 93.8 points ahead of second-place Joao Neves, who is currently at 93.4 points.

Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho, who scored an overhead kick in the Premier League match against Everton last season, has been ranked third on the Golden Boy ranking with 90.8 points.

Previous Golden Boy Award Winners From 2003 To Date

2003: Van de Vaart 

2004: Wayne Rooney

2005: Lionel Messi

2006: Cesc Fabregas

2007: Sergio Aguero

2008: Anderson 

2009: Alexandre Pato

2010: Mario Balotelli

2011: Mario Gotze

2012: Isco

2013: Paul Pogba

2014: Raheem Sterling

2015: Anthony Martial

2016: Renato Sanches

2017: Kylian Mbappe

2018: Matthijs de Ligt

2019: Joao Felix

2020: Erling Haaland

2021: Pedri

2022: Gavi

2023: Jude Bellingham

Where is Lamine Yamal from?

He was born on July 13, 2007, in the Municipality of Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain. He was born to a Moroccan father and an Equitorial Guinea mother. 

How many games has Lamine Yamal played for Barcelona?

Yamal had made 60 appearances, scoring seven goals and creating 10 assists in all club competitions for the Barcelona side.

Why is Lamine Yamal not in FIFA 24?

Why the Barcelona winger was not included in the FIFA 24 game was due to his age. The winger was born on July 13, 2007, and he is currently 16 years old.

For a player to feature in FIFA 24, he must be 17 years of age or older. Yamal will be included in the FIFA 25 when he turns 17 years old.

How much is Lamine Yamal’s salary per week?

The Spanish youngster receives a weekly wage of €32,115 and a yearly income of €1,670,000. 

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