This year’s Under-17 World Cup is being hosted by one of the rising powers in the world of football- Chile. The WC has gained a special respect as it marks the beginning of senior career for the talented footballers. The talent is identified and further nurtured through this medium.
ES presents to you top 10 players likely to catch your eye during the game and will probably end up among the top flight performers in near future.
Go on and discover!
The 17 year old is often referred to as ‘the Korean Messi’ for his quick, intelligent and powerful play. He plays as a forward for Barcelona and the South Korean National Team. He is expected to produce a wave just like Ahn Jung-hawn and Seol Ki-hyeon did in 2002.
He stood out at last year’s Asian U-16 Championship in which he scored 5 goals and gave 4 assists in quarterfinal victory over Japan which helped them finish as runners-up.
Look out for him!