Hirving Lozano

Date of Birth: 30th July 1995 (age 23) Club: PSV Eindhoven Number: 11 Position: Winger Nationality: Mexico The 2018 FIFA World Cup served as a stage for many young soccer players to display their talent. The World Cup had many surprising events like Spain’s inability to perform and Germany’s inability to qualify. One team whose... Continue Reading →

Benjamin Pavard

Date of Birth: 28th March 1996 (age 22) Club: VfB Stuttgart Jersey Number: 21 Position: Defender Nationality: France There are two great things about the FIFA World Cup. The first is the huge number of people who show interest and religiously support the team of their choice. The second is the number of players who... Continue Reading →

Phil Foden

Date of Birth: 28th May 2000 (age 17) Club: Manchester City Number: 47 Position: Midfielder  Nationality: England  "I will forgive if the players cannot get it right, but not if they do not try hard." - Pep Guardiola Phil Walter Foden is the youngest I have written about. He is an English professional soccer player who... Continue Reading →

Leroy Sané

In football, the worst things are excuses. Excuses mean you cannot grow or move forward. - Pep Guardiola Date of Birth: 11th January 1996 (age 21) Club: Manchester City Number: 19 Position: Winger/Attacking midfielder Nationality: Germany Lero Sané began his soccer career at the age of 5 for the youth team of SG Wattenscheid 09,... Continue Reading →

Harry Kane

Date of Birth: 28th July 1993 (age 24) Club: Tottenham Hotspur Jersey Number: 10 Position: Striker Nationality: England   Harry Kane was born in Walthamstow and has Irish ancestry through his father. On moving to Chingford, Kane attended Larkswood Primary Academy where he began playing soccer. He recalls that his sporting genes came from his... Continue Reading →

Gabriel Jesus

"Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I'd tell her I was going to school but I'd be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on my feet."  Ronaldo Date of Birth: 3rd April 1997 (age 20) Club: Manchester City Jersey Number: 33 Position: Forward Nationality: Brazil Gabriel... Continue Reading →

Paulo Dybala

"For me, it's always better to keep chasing down the guy in front and maybe finish second, rather than stopping altogether."  - Andrea Pirlo Date of Birth: 15 November 1993 (age 23) Club: Juventus Jersey Number: 10 Position: Forward/ Attacking midfielder Nationality: Argentina Paulo Dybala had a very successful youth career. He made his professional... Continue Reading →

Marco Asensio

People react to criticism in different ways, and my way is definitely to come out fighting.  - David Beckham Date of Birth: 21st January 1996 (age 21) Club: Real Madrid F.C Jersey Number: 20 Position: Midfielder (attacking midfielder/winger) Nationality: Spain Marco Asensio had a tough childhood. At the age of 15, he lost his mother... Continue Reading →

Rob Holding

Date of birth: 20th September 1995 (age 21) Club: Arsenal F.C. Jersey Number: 16 Position: Defender Nationality: England “When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation” - Arsene Wenger Rob Holding began his career at the age of 7... Continue Reading →

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