Football: Haaland Wins Golden Boy Award for Year 2020

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Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland has won the 2020 Golden Boy award after a stellar first year with the Bundesliga club.

Haaland beat Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati ( 2 nd ) and Bayern Munich ’s Alphonso Davies ( 3 rd ) to the award , while Borussia Dortmund team – mate Jadon Sancho and Rennes prospect Eduardo Camavinga rounded off the top five.

Manchester City ’s Phil Foden, Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood, Arsenal ’s Bukayo Saka, Chelsea ’s Callum Hudson -Odoi were all named on the initial 20 -man shortlist.

Haaland scored 44 goals in all competitions in 2019/20, with 16 of those coming for Dortmund after a mid -season move from Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg.


Source: SkySport

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