Top 10 football strikers under 25 in the world
We all know that current generation belong to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. There are Luis Suarez, Gonzalo Higuain, Robert Lewandowski, and Sergio Aguero, but their exposure got limited because at top Messi and Ronaldo ruled the world and these forward didn’t put their name in great list. So, who are futures, we are here to reveal to you, the next generation of forward who will make their name at top level.The current generation of strikers belonged to South America, where are the next generation of talented forwards, who will replace these great names in next five years. Check out the complete list of top 10 football strikers under 25.
Antonio Griezmann tops our list of the next generation forward. The 25-year-old Frenchmen who plays for Atletico Madrid in Spain is already fighting for the Ballon d’or award this year, came at second in European Player of the Year award 2016. He is definitely the one who has the potential to replace Messi and Ronaldo from the top.
The 24-year-old Brazilian who plays for FC Barcelona in Spain is destined to belong to the top. He has already achieved too many things in his short footballing career, won Olympic gold in Brazil Olympic 2016, came third in FIFA Ballon d’or 2015, listed in top five footballer list. Neymar is getting better and better every season, he is definitely the one who is going to win Ballon d’or in next few years.
The 23-year-old Spanish striker is new sensation, formerly played for Juventus and now he is earning his place in Real Madrid lineup. At the age of 21 being part of Real Madrid champions League 2014 winning side, then goes to Juventus and enjoyed Serie A success for another two years and once again back in Real Madrid to achieve great hieghts in his career. He has the potential to be one of the lethal striking options in the world.
The 23-year-old England international and English club Tottenham Hotspur talent has already got his reckoning as a PFA Young Player of the Year in 2015, and being finishing with highest goal scorer of Premier League in 2015-16 season with 25 goals. He helped Spurs finish in top four in league and now they are back in Champions League. He has a great future to put England on top with his personal achievements.
The 23-year-old Argentine has already earned the reputation for himself, hailing from Barcelona youth academy, he has become Inter Milan’s captain at the age of 22. During 2014–15 season, he was the joint winner of the Capocannoniere title, awarded to the top scorer in Serie A.
The 22-year-old another Argentine, known as La Joya (The Jewel) is a striking force to get reckon in the world. In his short career, he has ranked himself in Serie A giant Juventus line-up. He has already won Serie A, Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana in his debut season with Juventus. Don Balón named him one of the 100 most promising young players in the world born after 1993.
Munir El Haddadi
The 21-year-old Spanish player Munir El Haddadi is a promising future prospect for Barcelona, currently playing on loan for Valencia CF. He played with likes of Messi, Suarez and Neymar, but to get regular playing time he moved to Valencia, where he has the potential to get reckoned and get back to where he belongs, playing at Camp Nou for Barcelona in coming future.
The 22-year-old Polish striker has got what it takes to play at top level. He currently plays for Napoli where he has replaced Gonzalo Higuain, Serie A top goal scorer of 2015-16 season. In 2015-16 season he was purchased by Ajax on a four-year deal for a reported €2.8 million fee. While playing for Ajax, Milik became one of the top goalscorers in Eredivisie. On 1 August 2016, he joined Italian club Napoli for €35 million.
The 23-year-old Belgian forward currently plays for Chelsea football club. Although, he finds himself on the bench due to Diego Costa is the preferred option for manager Antonio Konte, but he is a talent to reckon, otherwise Chelsea wouldn’t have signed him for €33 million.
Actor Zac Efron look-alike 24-year-old German plays for Bayer Leverkusen. Volland rose to prominence at Hoffenheim and stayed there for three seasons before moving to Leverkusen. Volland holds the record of fastest goal in Bundesliga history with a ninth second opener in a 2–1 loss to champions Bayern Munich. On 20 May 2016, Volland joined Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year deal for a club record transfer fee of €18 million. He is making difference pairing with Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez.