Pedri, one of the favourites to win the 'Golden Boy'

It HAS not STOPPED And it IS IN TOKYO 2020

A tireless Pedri, situates between the favourites to win the 'Golden Boy'

Published:26/07/2021 - 22:10h

Updated:26/07/2021 - 23:14h

His work under the control of the Dutch trainer of the Barça, Ronald Koeman, and with Spanish, under the direction of Luis Enrique, adding besides his performances in the Olympic games of Tokyo 2020, have cost him to Pedri to be nominated to the 'Golden Boy Absolute Best', annual trophy that from 2003 concedes the Italian sportive newspaper Tuttosport to the best European footballer lower of 21 years, an award that equates to the Balloon of Gold of the category

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The Spanish selection finally has been able to inaugurate the pigeonhole of victories in the first phase of the masculine football in the frame of the Games that celebrate in Tokyo. To less than 10 minutes for the end, 'The Red' achieved the only so much of the meeting in front of Australia, by means of Mikel Oyarzábal, the one who with his target gave them three points to Spain to lead the group C with four units. The mediocampista of the FC Barcelona, the Canarian Pedri was one of the players that more generated danger by part of the national selection, certifying like this the done in the past UEFA EURO 2020 and the reason so that many plant in on backs the responsibility of comandar to the combined in Japan.

With his debut in an official party, but in the frame of a big tournament, the mediocampista of the Barça turned into the Spanish player younger in debuting in a Euro or Glass of the World - or any another competition of envergadura in the field of selections - with so alone fulfilled the 18 years and 201 days of age, surpassing like this to another historical of the selection Cesc Fábregas, the one who debuted in the World-wide 2006 in front of Ukraine with 19 years and 41 days, and besides topped champion in South Africa 2010.

His work under the control of the Dutch trainer of the Barça, Ronald Koeman, and with Spanish, under the direction of Luis Enrique, adding besides his performances in the Olympic games of Tokyo 2020, have cost him to Pedri to be nominated to the 'Golden Boy Absolute Best', annual trophy that from 2003 concedes the Italian sportive newspaper Tuttosport to the best European footballer lower of 21 years, an award that equates to the Balloon of Gold of the category.

L'Équipe, Mark, Bild, The Times, To Ball, Of Telegraaf, Sport-Express, Extra Bladet, Swiss Blick, SportDay, Rai, Mediaset, Sky, THE7 and Dazn, in addition to the directors of Tuttosport, Ran dello Sport-Stadio and The Gazzetta dello Sport, form part of this jury that will award the big prize 'Golden Boy' for which Pedri opts after being already chosen 'Better Young Player of the Eurocopa 2020' voted by the committee of technicians designated by the UEFA.

Another record of Pedri

With his debut in the UEFA EURO 2020, the mediocampista of the FC Barcelona also surpassed to José Samitier, the one who played in the Olympic games of 1921 with 18 years and 208 days, when the absolute selections participated the mentioned contest. Besides, it has turned into the fourth younger player of the history in being headline in a Eurocopa.

Between the favourites, beside the juvenile Canarian, to opt to the prize appear: to Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) and Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), of agreement to Tuttosport. In the on-line survey of the half, situates first the Turkish Ersin Destanoglu, goalkeeper of 20 years of the Besiktas, with 38% of the supports. Segundo is the leading georgiano Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, of the Rubin Kazan, with 22,5%. Even Pedri obtains 13,1% of the votes to last hour of this Monday 26 July between the 20 finalists.

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