Top 10 Best Youngsters Who Win Everyone’s Imagination: Euro 2016 – As the Euro 2016 is going to begin the eyes of the world are on the famous players like Ronaldo, Iniesta, Robben, Ibrahimovic, Heskey and so on. The European Championships have always given the scouts with a chance to search talent and catch up the best players. There are talented young kids who capture the attention of the whole footballing world. So here is the list of 10 amazing young players who are going to attract the imaginations of their compatriots and the entire world.
1. Samuel Umtiti
Samuel Umtiti is a French football player who has made his professional debut on 8th January 2012 in a 3–1 win against Lyon Duchère playing the entire match. He is one of the best football players in the whole world. Umititi plays as either a central defender or left back. As Jeremy Mathieu cannot play due to an injury and the suspension of Sakho, Samuel Umtiti has been selected to be in Euro 2016 squad for France. He is a France youth international who has represented his nation at under-17, under-18, and under-19 level. Mangala’s poor club form might leave Umtiti playing directly with Sevilla’s Adil Rami to partner Lorient Koscielny in defence.
2. Breel Embolo
Breel Embolo, who belongs to Switzerland, started his youth football with Nordstern. He made his made his professional debut on 13 March 2014 as a 90th-minute substitute for Geoffroy Serey in the Europa League round of 16 first leg at St. Jakob-Park. This match against Red Bull Salzburg ended in a goalless draw. It is he who became the 6th youngest goal scorer in the Champions League when he scored in the 4-0 win over Ludogorets in 2015. Embolo is a famous player who has made four appearances for the Switzerland U16 national team. He is a strong player and a complete striker. He is going to capture the minds of football lovers.
3. Aleksandr Golovin
The Russian footballer, Aleksandr Golovin had caught the eye of National team manager Leonid Slutsky with his high attacking and defensive work rates. He plays as a midfielder for CSKA Moscow and the Russian national team. The 20-year-old football player Golovin is a recent title winner with Russian side CSKA Moscow, and he will have to use the title-winning experience when he takes the field for Russia. On 7 June 2015, he made his debut for the Russia National football team in a friendly game against Belarus at the Arena Khimki, succeeding captain Roman Shirokov in the 61st minute. And he scored Russia’s second goal of a 4–2 victory after 16 minutes.
4. Piotr Zielinski
Piotr plays as a midfielder for Italian team Udinese. He was born on 20th May 1994. Piotr Zielinski, the 22-year-old player, is expected to run the show for the Poles along with Krychowiak. He is proficient of driving from deep and can play impressive through balls for the likes of Lewandowski and Milik to finish. This Poland football player has proved himself as a key man for Empoli. Piotr has two brothers Pawel and Tomasz who are also football players. He has helped the Florence-based club to win the 10th position, with his five goals and four assists. Piotr Zielinski made his debut in Serie A on 2nd November 2012 when he replaced Antonio Di Natale in the 91st minute of competition against Cagliari.
5. Leroy Sane
Leroy Sane was born on 11th January 1996. He is the son of retired German rhythmic gymnast champion Regina Weber and former footballer and Senegalese international Souleyman Sane. He is a German professional footballer who plays as a winger for Schalke 04 and the Germany national football team. He is often compared to Draxler, Sane, Kimmich, Julian Brandt, Gotze, and Weigl. He has a great talent to dominate the football world. He comes to the international tournament by replacing Marco Reus, who got injured. He entered into the football world in 2001, by playing in the youth team of SG Wattenscheid 09, for which his father had played before. He is one of the rising stars of the international tournament.
6. Anthony Martial
Anthony Martial is one of the most astonishing young players. He belongs to France and plays as a forward and winger for Premier League club Manchester United and the France National team. Martial finished his first season in Manchester with 17 goals and five assists to his name. He began his professional career at Lyon by representing Les Ulis and transferred to AS Monaco in 2013 for a fee of 6 million dollars. In 2015, Anthony made his senior international debut in under-16 to under-21 level. Martial was named in their squad for UEFA Euro 2016. He maintains great ball control along with terrific dribbling skills.
7. Arkadiusz Milik
Arkadiusz Milik is a Polish football player who was born on 28th February 1994. At the young age of 22, he has become one of the most talented football players in the world. Milik plays as a striker for Dutch club Ajax and the Poland national football team. He began his football career by playing for Rozwój Katowice and played for the reserve team during the 2009–10 season. He has won 47 goals in all the competition after joining Ajax. In the international tournament, he will be playing as a second striker performing as a perfect foil to Lewandowski and linking the midfield with attack.
8. Oguzhan Ozyakup
In 2012 Oguzhan Ozyakup started his career at Arsenal where he made one single league cup debut before being shipped off to Besiktas. He is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Beşiktaş and the Turkish national team. Ozyakup is the oldest one in this list with an age of 23 years. He was named as a substitute for the Premier League match against Manchester United in which the London-based club experienced a substantial 8–2 loss. He is just behind the famous player Gokhan Gonul and is the 2nd best player in Turkey.
9. Rafa Silva
He plays for S.C. Braga as a midfielder. Rafa Silva has only played one match of the European qualifiers injury crisis, and he is now in a way to begin in a running front three of Ronaldo, Nani and him. Silva was the best football player in the Europa League last season for Braga with a rating of 7.24 conjuring three goals and four assists in 12 appearances. he has appeared for Braga for 100 times and had won the 2016 Portuguese Cup for them. He is one of the best players who have already caught the eyes of millions.
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10. Marcel Sabitzer
Marcel Sabitzer, the son of former Austria international Herfried Sabitzer, is one of the stars of Euro 2016. This youngster has a great ability to win the match for his country Austria. It was on 5th June 2012 he made his debut for Austria in a goalless draw against Romania. He has the ability to play as a second striker, and he plays for Leipzig. He has helped Leipzig by scoring 8 goals by defeating Bundesliga. Marcel is one of the leading stars in the international tournament. He has played several matches for Austria, and the most exciting was the 3-2 win over Montenegro.