This is the second Dutchman that the Golden Boy award may take home.
Each year, the prize for European talent of the year awarded by Tuttosport. Renowned journalists from different countries bring their vote to the best player under the age of 21 years on the European football fields.
The nominees this year were: Matthijs de ligt (Ajax), Justin Kluivert (AS Roma), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Vinícius Junior (Real Madrid) and Patrick Cutrone (AC Milan).
Finally pulled following his departure to chelsea at the longest end. This is the defender only the second Dutchman that this prize should take. In 2003, Rafael van der Vaart that honor.