Our Future King: Erling Haaland Wins 2020 Golden Boy
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Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has won the 2020 Golden Boy award after an impressive start at the Bundesliga club, Italian newspaper Tuttosport announced on Saturday.
— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) November 21, 2020
Haaland beat Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati and Bayern Munich winger Alphonso Davies to the award, which is given to the best under-21 player from one of the top-flight European leagues.
The Norwegian scored 44 goals in all competitions last season, which included 16 for Dortmund following his mid-season transfer from Austrian club Salzburg.
The 20-year-old has scored 11 goals in 11 games in all competitions this season, including four goals in the Champions League.
Golden Boy winner Erling Haaland joins some star-studded company pic.twitter.com/hZ7FqluQsf— B/R Football (@brfootball) November 21, 2020
Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix won the award last year.
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(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru Editing by Christian Radnedge)