UNDER 17 WORLD CUP
The best players to follow at the U-17 World Cup: Pedri, Talles..
The u-17 World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Saturday and some of the brightest stars of the future will be on display from Pedri to Talles, Reyna and Hoever.
The u-17 World Cup kicks off on Saturday in Brazil with scouts and fans keeping an eye on the most promising young talent in world football. Here is a list of names to keep an eye on during the tournament from each team:
Pedri (Spain): Barça signed the midfielder from Las Palmas last summer. They loaned him back immediately to the Segunda side. He has been compared to Iniesta and while he usually plays on the left, he can drift into the middle too.
Talles Magno (Brazil): He is a starter for historial Brazilian side, Vasco da Gama, regardless of his age. He is 17 but is 1.86 metres tall. Add that height to incredible speed, along with his technique and you've got yourself a crack.
Aouchiche (France): The latest great hope coming from PSG's academy. In the recent under-17 Euros, he scored nine in five games. Loves to operate just behind the main striker.
Mvoué (Cameroon): Son of Régine Mvoué, the first ever capitan of the Indomitable Lions. Captain and soul of the team is his son and was selected as the best player in the last under-17 African
Matías Palacios (Argentina): The youngest player ever to debut with San Lorenzo de Almagro's first team. He loves the ball at his feet, dictating games. His style is one of finesse.
Gio Reyna (United States): Son of former US internationals, Claudio Reyna and Danielle Egan. and has been signed by Dortmund. Patrick Viera, who trained him at New York City, says he is like the new David Trezeguet.
Zito (Angola): On Manchester United's radar along with other big European clubs. Very fast winger with ability on the ball.
Hoever (Netherlands): With the Netherlands, he plays on the right of defense but he can also player as a central defender too. Physically gifted. Klopp awarded him with a debut last season at Liverpool.
Efrain Álvarez (México): Midfielder with a lot of quality and loves to have a strike at goal. Mexico see him as their next leader. He currently plays with Los Angeles Galaxy.
Nemeth (Hungary): He is of South African descent. 16 years old and played with Genk's reserves and youths. he scored three goals in the under-17 Euros.
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