NXGN: Kylian Mbappe, Christian Pulisic and 2017’s best wonderkids

GOAL selected the 50 best footballing talents from around the world born on or after January 1, 1998 – but did they go on to fulfil their potential?

Since NXGN’s introduction in 2016, GOAL has profiled the 50 best footballing wonderkids on the planet on an annual basis, with the top-ranked player taking home the NXGN award.

Some of those recognised for their talent as teenagers are now household names, but others have not yet realised their potential.

So, ahead of the NXGN 2023 list being revealed on Tuesday, March 21, check out where the stars of 2017 are now:

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