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The Top 100 Youngsters In Football list (2001), Reviewed In 2008

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this is a list from 2001 for the 100 hottest young prodigies in football, lol @ only a few being world class now, but there are some very good players that became from this 1. Djibril Cisse (STR, Auxerre)2. Andres D'Allesandro (AM, River Plate)3. Leandro Bonfim (AM, Vitoria/PSV Eindhoven)4. Fernando Jose Torres (STR, Atletico Madrid)5. Jermaine Pennant (R/WNG, Arsenal) 6. Rafael Van der Vaart (C/MF, Ajax)7. Florent Sinama-Pongolle (STR, Le Havre/Liverpool)8. Piotr Trochowski (AM, FC Bayern Munich)9. Anthony Le Tallec (AM/CFWD, Le Havre/Liverpool) 10. Mourad Meghni (AM, Bologna)11. Pedro Mantorras (STR, Benfica Lisbon)12. David Odonkor (FWD, Borussia Dortmund)13. Darren Fletcher (C/MF, Manchester United)14. John Welsh (C/DM, Liverpool) 15. Kim Kallstrom (CM, BK Hacken)16. Philippe Mexes (CB, Auxerre)17. Johnny Heitinga (CB, Ajax)18. Juan Andreu Melli (CM, Real Betis)19. Baldo Di Gregorio (CB, Eintract Frankfurt)20. Andres Iniesta (AM, Barcelona)21. Milan Baros (STR, Liverpool)22. Marius Niculae (STR, Sporting Lisbon)23. Fabricio Coloccini (CB, Milan/on loan to Alaves)24. Ricardo Bernardo Quaresma (L/WNG, Sporting Lisbon)25. Maicon (RWB, Cruzeiro)26. Hugo Viana (CM, Sporting Lisbon) 27. Arjen Robben (L/WNG, Groningen/PSV Eindhoven)28. Julio Colombo (CB, Montpellier)29. Gregory Vignal (LB, Liverpool)30. Jermaine Defoe (STR, West Ham United)31. Gareth Barry (LB, Aston Villa)32. Marat Izmailov (AM/FWD, Lokomotiv Moscow)33. Hassan Yebda (DM, Auxerre)34. Leandro Romagnoli (AM, San Lorenzo)35. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (CFWD, Ajax)36. Dean Ashton (CFWD, Crewe Alexandria)37. Ednilson (AM, Benfica Lisbon)38. Chris Kirkland (GK, Liverpool)39. Emilliano S. Dudar (CB, Velez Sarsfield)40. Helder Postiga (STR, Porto)41. Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam (STR/LWNG, Ajax)42. Joaquin Sanchez (L/WNG, Real Betis)43. Diego Ribas (AM, Santos)44. Jay Lucas (CFWD, Southampton) 45. Niko Kranjcar (AM/CFWD, Dinamo Zagreb)46. Christian Petereit (RB/CB, Schalke 04)47. Ewerthon (STR/FWD, Borussia Dortmund)48. Gael Givet (CB/LB, Monaco)49. Francesco Lodi (AM, Empoli/Parma)50. Massimo Donati (DM, AC Milan)51. Gatti Ribeiro (RWB, Blooming)52. Jeremie Aliadiere (STR, Arsenal)53. Francesco Tarantino (LB/CB, Athletic Bilbao)54. Lourenco Da Silva (FWD/LWNG, Sporting Lisbon)55. Alexander Ludwig (L/WNG, Werder Bremen)56. Landon Donovan (STR, San Jose Earthquakes)57. Ricardo Costa (CB, FC Porto)58. Filip Trojan (L/WNG, Schalke 04)59. Carlos Martins (CM, Sporting Lisbon)60. Serhat Akin (STR, Fenerbahce)61. Johnnier Montano (AM/FWD, Parma-on loan to Verona)62. Mark Fotheringham (C/MF, Celtic)63. Rubinho (GK, Corinthians)Below 64. Michael Chopra (STR, Newcastle) 65. Edward Johnson (STR, Dallas Burn)66. Johnny Van Beukering (STR, Vitesse)67. Santino Quaranta (STR, DC United)68. Andreas Hinkel (RB/RWB, Stuttgart)69. Bojan Djrodjic (L/WNG, Manchester United) 70. Matteo Brighi (CM, Juventus)71. Cherno Samba (CFWD, Millwall) Failed72. Hassan Ahamada (LWNG/STR, Nantes)73. Theo Janssen (LM, Vitesse)74. Derik Boateng (AM, Panathinaikos)75. Mauro Rosales (R/WNG, Newell's Old Boys)76. Dulee Johnson (STR, BK Hacken)77. Fernando Macedo Nano (L/WNG, Barcelona) 78. Michael Essien (D/MF, Bastia)World Class79. Andres Oliveira (STR/FWD, Perth Glory)80. Candido Costa (AM, Porto)81. Tuomas Aho (CB, My-Pa)82. Dimitar Berbatov (STR, Bayer Leverkusen)83. Thijs Houwing (CFWD, Twente)84. Labinot Harbuzi (AM, Malmo FF)85. Michael Zepek (CM, Bayer Leverkusen)86. Mika Vayrynen (AM, FC Jokerit)Below 87. Ramon Calliste (STR, Manchester United) 88. Christoph Preuss (RWB, Eintract Frankfurt)89. Keith Kelly (CM, PSG)90. Aldo Jara (FWD, Cerro Portano)91. Kieran Richardson (L/WNG, Manchester United)92. Leonardo Santiago (L/WNG, Feyenoord)93. Shaun Maloney(STR, Celtic)94. Azar Karadas (CFWD/CB, Brann Bergen)95. Kaka (AM, Sao Paulo)96. Benjamin Auer (CFWD, Borussia M'Gladbach)97. Daniyel Cimen (LB/CB, Eintract Frankfurt)98. Erdal Kilicaslan (CFWD, Bayern Munich)99. David Prutton (D/MF, Nottingham Forest) 100. Alexander Hleb (AM, Stuttgart)liverpool and youth talents?

1. Djibril Cisse (STR, Auxerre)Below Expectations5. Jermaine Pennant (R/WNG, Arsenal) Failed7. Florent Sinama-Pongolle (STR, Le Havre/Liverpool)Below Expectations9. Anthony Le Tallec (AM/CFWD, Le Havre/Liverpool) Failed14. John Welsh (C/DM, Liverpool) Failed21. Milan Baros (STR, Liverpool)Below Expectations29. Gregory Vignal (LB, Liverpool)Below Expectations38. Chris Kirkland (GK, Liverpool)Below Expectations
Nar mate

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How many would you expect to be world class?That's how football will always be their will be some with potential who don't fulfil it.

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Rafael Van der Vaart,Fernando Jose TorresAndres Iniesta,Maicon,Arjen Robben,Michael Essien,Dimitar Berbatov,Zlatan Ibrahimovic,Kakaare the only ones from that list that you could argue to be world class IMO (i might of missed some i only skimmed through)9/100 loledit; clocked zlatan + kaka on there

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They did another one of the top 50 for last year Top 50 youngsters 1 Sad*ck Adams Striker Ghana2 Ismail Aissati Attacking Midfielder Holland3 Alexandre Pato Striker Brazil4 Anderson Attacking Midfielder Brazil5 Giovani Dos Santos Attacking Midfielder Mexico6 Gareth Bale Left Back Wales7 Sergio Agüero Striker Argentina 8 Bojan Krkic Striker Spain9 Breno Defender Brazil 10 Gerardo Bruna Attacking Midfielder Argentina 11 Angel Di Maria Attacking Midfielder Argentina 12 Diego Buonanotte Attacking Midfielder Argentina 13 Franco Di Santo Striker Argentina 14 Macauley Chrisantus Striker Nigeria 15 Karim Benzema Striker France 16 Dumitru Copil Attacking Midfielder Romania 17 Fabio Left Back Brazil 18 Kermit Erasmus Striker South Africa 19 Fabio Coentrao Left Winger Portugal 20 Marouane Fellaini Midfielder Belgium 21 Guilherme Attacking Midfielder Brazil 22 Damian Ismodes Winger Peru 23 Lorenzo De Silvestri Right Back Italy 24 Nour Hadhria Midfielder Tunisia 25 Rabul Ibrahim Attacking Midfielder Nigeria 26 Kerlon Striker Brazil 27 Toni Kroos Attacking Midfielder Germany 28 Juan Manuel Mata Attacking Midfielder Spain 29 Lulinha Attacking Midfielder Brazil 30 Sapol Mani Midfielder Togo 31 Cristian Nazarith Striker Colombia 32 Ransford Osei Striker Ghana 33 Aaron Niguez Striker Spain 34 Daniel Opare Right Back Ghana 35 Fran Merida Midfielder Spain 36 Nikolay Mihaylov Goalkeeper Bulgaria 37 Mesut Ozil Attacking Midfielder Germany 38 Andrea Russotto Attacking Midfielder Italy 39 Renato Augusto Attacking Midfielder Brazil 40 Henri Saivet Striker France 41 Micah Richards Right Back England 42 Alexis Sanchez Winger Chile 43 Sergio Tejera Attacking Midfielder Spain 44 Marek Suchy Defender Czech Republic 45 Ivan Rakitic Midfielder Croatia 46 Abdou Traore Winger Burkina Faso 47 Carlos Vela Striker Mexico 48 Theo Walcott Striker England 49 Gregory Van Der Wiel Defender Holland 50 Ever Banega Midfielder Argentina Who do you think will become world class from that list ?

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4. Fernando Jose Torres (STR, Atletico Madrid)6. Rafael Van der Vaart (C/MF, Ajax)16. Philippe Mexes (CB, Auxerre)20. Andres Iniesta (AM, Barcelona)24. Ricardo Bernardo Quaresma (L/WNG, Sporting Lisbon)27. Arjen Robben (L/WNG, Groningen/PSV Eindhoven)35. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (CFWD, Ajax)78. Michael Essien (D/MF, Bastia)World Class82. Dimitar Berbatov (STR, Bayer Leverkusen)95. Kaka (AM, Sao Paulo)Only ten are worldies.But there are some class players in the list such as Niko Wow. LMAO @ Prutton and Chopra being there

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its joke how chopra was highly rated, man was sayin hes the new owen an ting LMAObut LOL at john welsh i dont remember anyone ever rating him

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62. Mark Fotheringham (C/MF, Celtic)69. Bojan Djrodjic (L/WNG, Manchester United) 71. Cherno Samba (CFWD, Millwall) Failed
dont know who no. 62 isand cherno and Bojan bring back memories of classic champiionship managercherno was a beast on that

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Marek Hamsik and Guiseppe Rossi/Seba Giovinco should be in the recent top 50 youngsters still
yh they shoulda made it another 100 list still bare players they left out who are sick

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what was the age limit on the year ago list? young should of been on it if it was 21 (hes only just turned 23)
To make the ranking, a player must be under the age of 20.

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all of them were sick on cm 01/02that list was just made off that bait

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59. Carlos Martins (CM, Sporting Lisbon)woudda been sick bar inj, he was very good last season for Recreativo Huelva

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this is a list from 2001 for the 100 hottest young prodigies in football, lol @ only a few being world class now, but there are some very good players that became from this 2. Andres D'Allesandro (AM, River Plate)..what happened to him...i remember him scoring a banger vs charlton when at popmey.4. Fernando Jose Torres (STR, Atletico Madrid)...badman..2nd best 1st touch in the league5. Jermaine Pennant (R/WNG, Arsenal)...wasteman 6. Rafael Van der Vaart (C/MF, Ajax)..say no more about him7. Florent Sinama-Pongolle (STR, Le Havre/Liverpool)...not doing to badly in spain...flopped with the poo9. Anthony Le Tallec (AM/CFWD, Le Havre/Liverpool) ..another poo flop12. David Odonkor (FWD, Borussia Dortmund)..swag all man is quick13. Darren Fletcher (C/MF, Manchester United)..big game player14. John Welsh (C/DM, Liverpool) ..champ manager sigings deya15. Kim Kallstrom (CM, BK Hacken)...greez..straight dirt..serious player at lyon16. Philippe Mexes (CB, Auxerre)..soild player17. Johnny Heitinga (CB, Ajax)great servant at ajax20. Andres Iniesta (AM, Barcelona)..straight baller21. Milan Baros (STR, Liverpool)..had his day at euro 0426. Hugo Viana (CM, Sporting Lisbon).had potential27. Arjen Robben (L/WNG, Groningen/PSV Eindhoven)..poofman..still he we twist man on the byline shame injuries blighted his career.29. Gregory Vignal (LB, Liverpool)..smfh..wow30. Jermaine Defoe (STR, West Ham United)..one of the best finishers in the prem tbh31. Gareth Barry (LB, Aston Villa)..quality player..underrated35. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (CFWD, Ajax)..world class..the touch its nuts..remebers his freekick vs valencia and that goal ajax...36. Dean Ashton (CFWD, Crewe Alexandria)..a champ manager signing at crewe...a lethal player at the alex now at the hammers always injuried...great hold-up player38. Chris Kirkland (GK, Liverpool)..a decent keeper...but always injured40. Helder Postiga (STR, Porto)..wow this spuds reject41. Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam (STR/LWNG, Ajax)..another spurs flop..he was absolutely sick at ajax/roma42. Joaquin Sanchez (L/WNG, Real Betis)..who ate all the pies45. Niko Kranjcar (AM/CFWD, Dinamo Zagreb)underrated52. Jeremie Aliadiere (STR, Arsenal) was at arsenal for like 7 years and done f*ck all60. Serhat Akin (STR, Fenerbahce)..badman64. Michael Chopra (STR, Newcastle) ...lol65. Edward Johnson (STR, Dallas Burn)70. Matteo Brighi (CM, Juventus)..who remembers him for parma..he was gully there71. Cherno Samba (CFWD, Millwall) Failed..champ manager buy again75. Mauro Rosales (R/WNG, Newell's Old Boys)..ajax boy he may have moved..his good watch him 78. Michael Essien (D/MF, Bastia)World Class..chelsea most needed players...really developed at lyon82. Dimitar Berbatov (STR, Bayer Leverkusen)..i don't need to say nothing on him..93. Shaun Maloney(STR, Celtic)..he is actually a really good player tbh95. Kaka (AM, Sao Paulo)..great100. Alexander Hleb (AM, Stuttgart)..arsenal should never had sold himliverpool and youth talents?
1. Djibril Cisse (STR, Auxerre)Below Expectations5. Jermaine Pennant (R/WNG, Arsenal) Failed7. Florent Sinama-Pongolle (STR, Le Havre/Liverpool)Below Expectations9. Anthony Le Tallec (AM/CFWD, Le Havre/Liverpool) Failed14. John Welsh (C/DM, Liverpool) Failed21. Milan Baros (STR, Liverpool)Below Expectations29. Gregory Vignal (LB, Liverpool)Below Expectations38. Chris Kirkland (GK, Liverpool)Below Expectations
Nar mate

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but LOL at john welsh i dont remember anyone ever rating him
He was FILTHEngland under 21 and under 19 captain better than Gerrard according to the coachesf*ck knows what happened though :lol:

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