FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Top 5 foreign starlets to watch out for
Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho won the Player of the Tournament award during the Euros U-17 in May. (Photo: Screengrab)
France, renowned for their talented crop of young players, have another big star in Amine Gouiri. The Frenchman equalled the highest goal scoring record at the Euros, racking up 8 strikes to his name.
Gouri also scored the lone goal in the playoffs against Hungary to help France book their tickets to India.
Bred in Barcelona’s famous La Masia academy, Abel Ruiz has a knack of scoring in big games. During Spain’s Euro triumph in Croatia, Ruiz found the back of the net on four occasions and the La Roja will once again bank on their star man. (Photo: Screengrab)
England striker Jadon Sancho had an impressive run during the Euro U-17 tournament in May, leading the Three Lions to the finals where he won the Player of the Tournament award. Not only that, he also earned himself a move to Borussia Dortmund from Manchester City on the last day of the summer transfer window.(Photo: Screengrab)
Hamburg’s Jann-Fiete Arp wrote his name into the history books when he became the youngest player to feature in the Bundesliga. In just 4 matches at the Euro tournament, the German notched up two hat-tricks.
Germany, known for their attacking prowess will bank on Fiete Arp to deliver the goods once again. (Photo: Screengrab)
Josh Sargent played a major part in USA campaign to the U-17 FIFA World Cup, netting 5 goals in the qualifying round. The no.9’s exploits were so glaring, that Bundesliga club Werder Bremen soon snapped him up. Sargent also featured for his country at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Korea. (Photo: AP)