Borussia Dortmund’s United states of america star Christian Pulisic has been named together with FIFA World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe as one particular of 10 nominees for the new Kopa Trophy awarded to the world’s ideal Less than-21 player.
Pulisic, 20, was involved in the list together with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain ahead Mbappe, AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma and Liverpool Trent Alexander Arnold.
Now an founded initially-teamer at the Sign Iduna Park, Pulisic has a goal and an assist in four starts off this season, and scored four times final time period as he highlighted in all but two of Dortmund’s Bundesliga games.
He has also produced into one particular of the USMNT’s most notable and influential players in current months, and was named the USMNT’s Player of the year for 2017.
The winner of the award, which is named in honour of the late previous France intercontinental and Real Madrid star Raymond Kopa, will be announced together with the victors of the men’s and inaugural women’s Ballon d’Or on 3 December.
The list of nominees
Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund/GER)
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool/ENG)
Houssem Aouar (Lyon/FRA)
Patrick Cutrone (AC Milan/ITA)
Ritsu Doan (FC Groningen/NED)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan/ITA)
Amadou Haidara (Red Bull Salzburg/AUT)
Justin Kluivert (AS Roma/ITA)
Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA)
Rodrygo (Santos FC/BRA)