They are young; they are full of talent and they are all set to carry women’s football to a remarkable stature
Similar to men’s football, there is no lack of youthful professionals in women’s football. Indeed, compared to men’s football; there is a scarcity of infrastructure, training academies and scouting of young performers at the grass-root level. Nonetheless, genuine talent never remains hidden and akin to men’s football, there are numerous talented young female footballs who are thriving to set the world football on fire. In this piece, we have composed a list of those bright talents in women’s football.
Patricia “Patri” Guijarro Gutiérrez- Patricia “Patri” Guijarro Gutiérrez is deemed the hidden jewel of Spain’s midfield. The 23-year-old midfielder is part of the Barcelona Femeni where she has plastered a place for herself and is the fifth-choice captain of the team. Patri won the Golden Shoe award and the Golden Ball award in the FIFA U-20 World Cup that was held in 2018. In 2019, she played a decisive act that helped Barcelona to reach their first Champions League final. Recently, her performance in the midfield helped Barcelona pick up the Champions League trophy. So far, the talented midfielder has scored over 25 goals from close to 80 appearances for Barcelona.
Giulia Ronja Gwinn- Hailing from Germany, Giulia rose to fame when she was a 19-year-old youngster who scored 13 goals from 26 games for club Freiburg. After her mesmerizing performances, she acquired a ticket to the dressing room of Bayern Munich. In the 2019 Women’s World Cup, she was named the Best Young Player of the Tournament. Not to forget, she picked up the UEFA Women’s under-17 Championship in 2016.
Nikita Tromp- Nikita Tromp spiralled into a household name when she broke the record of VivianneMiedema who held the record of scoring the highest number of goals in the UEFA European Women’s under-17 Championship. She did not merely break the record, but she added seven goals more to stretch the record. Currently playing for Eredivisie team Ajax, Nikita Rudy Tromp has already scored six goals from 17 matches in the Dutch League.
Hanna Ulrika Bennison- Hailing from Sweden, Hanna is so good that she has already secured the rank one in the NXGN list 2021. She has been a consistent performer for team Rosengard since she made her debut at the age of 15. In 2020, she was hailed as one of the 10 most promising players in Europe by the board of UEFA.