The 18-year-old Spaniard maestro has surpassed his nominees to clinch the ‘Golden Boy’ 2021 award.
The young boy debuted his senior appearance in Barcelona‘s first team in the early days of 2021. His consistency earned him a spot in the first team.
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He further played over 72 matches in a year calendar making him the only 18-year-old player to have done such in football history.
His outstanding performance at the 2021 Olympics and Euro 2020 attracted several attention to his image and he got nominated alongside Jude Bellingham, Florian Wirtz, Bukayo Saka, Eduardo Camavinga.
He surpassed all these stars to emerge as the winner of the award. He was declared the winner on Monday making him the 2nd Barcelona player to have won it after Lionel Messi.
Jude Bellingham emerged as the first runner up as fans celebrates Pedri’s success via all the social media platforms.
Ganador del #GoldenBoy2021 ⭐️
Es la bomba!! Estoy muy feliz y orgulloso por el premio. Gracias por los votos y por el cariño recibido.
— Pedri González (@Pedri) November 22, 2021