Jul 31, 2013

Isco, who recently moved to Real Madrid from Malaga won the European Golden Boy Award for the year 2012.This is an award I had never heard of. The Golden Boy is an award that is given by sports journalists to the young player from Europe perceived to have been the most impressive during a season. It was established by Italian sports newspaper Tuttosport in 2003. All nominees must be under the age of 21 and play in a European nation's top tier.

Here're the complete list of the 10 winners.

European Golden Boy Winners