Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze has been nominated in this year’s Ballon d’Or award for the best U21 player of the year.
The Villarreal player was included in the shortlist for the Kopa Trophy alongside others like Jadon Sancho, Matteo Guendouzi, Joao Felix, and Matthijo de Ligt.
Samuel Chimerenka Chukwueze was born on May 22, 1999, and is a Nigerian professional player with Villarreal CF. He plays as a winger for the Nigeria national team.
Chukwueze’s style of play has drawn comparisons to Arjen Robben and he was revealed as one of the 50 youngsters to watch in world football by UEFA’s website, with a net worth of about $33 million.