THE 100 FOR 2013

Taking over from Don Balon, The IBWM 100 for 2013 is our inventory of the most thrilling young players in football today.  Born on or after 1/1/1991, everyone included has really pressed our buttons and things are happening for them in the first eleven of major clubs throughout the world. 

These are the players that we will be watching intently across 2013.  You can see our review of The IBWM 100 for 2012 here, next year it will be the turn of these boys.

The last year has been good to them, but - in our eyes at least - the next twelve months are going to be even better.  These are the kids on the steepest trajectory anywhere right now, the rapid risers who have found a groove and are on course to become THE big players at international level for years to come, whoever they represent.

Nationality Pos Name Age Club
         
Argentina M Adrián Centurión 19 Racing

S Paulo Dybala 19 Palermo

S Facundo Ferreyra 21 Velez

M Erik Lamela 20 AS Roma

M Lucas Mugni 20 Colón

M Leandro Paredes 18 Boca Juniors

D Gino Peruzzi 20 Velez





Australia GK Mathew Ryan 20 Central Coast Mariners





Austria M David Alaba 20 Bayern Munich





Belarus D Dzyanis Polyakov 21 BATE Borisov





Belgium GK Thibaut Courtois 20 Atlético Madrid

M Eden Hazard 21 Chelsea

M Dennis Praet 18 RSC Anderlecht





Bolivia M Alejandro Chumacero 21 The Strongest





Brazil S Adryan 18 Flamengo

S Bernard 20 Atlético Mineiro

S Bruno Mendes 18 Botafogo

M Fernando 20 Gremio

M Roberto Firmino 21 Hoffenheim

M Lucas Moura 20 PSG

D Marquinhos 18 AS Roma

S Neymar 20 Santos

M Oscar 21 Chelsea

S Wellington Nem 20 Fluminense





Bulgaria M Georgi Milanov 20 Litex Lovech





Cameroon S Vincent Aboubakar 20 Valenciennes

D Joel Matip 21 Schalke 04





Chile D Igor Lichnovsky 18 Universidad de Chile





Colombia M James Rodríguez 21 Porto





Czech Republic D Tomáš Kalas 19 Vitesse (on loan from Chelsea)

M Ladislav Krejcí 20 Sparta Prague





Denmark M Christian Eriksen 20 Ajax

D Jores Okore 20 Nordsjaelland





Egypt S Mohamed Salah 20 FC Basel





England M Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 19 Arsenal

M Raheem Sterling 18 Liverpool





Finland S Joel Pohjanpalo 18 HJK Helsinki





France GK Ali Ahamada 21 Toulouse

D Lucas Digne 19 Lille

M Clément Grenier 21 Lyon

S Antoine Griezmann 21 Real Sociedad

D Massadio Haïdara 20 Nancy

D Nicolas Isimat-Mirin 21 Valenciennes

M Paul Pogba 19 Juventus

D Kurt Zouma 18 Saint-Etienne





Germany M Julian Draxler 19 Schalke 04

D Matthias Ginter 18 Freiburg

M Mario Götze 20 Borussia Dortmund

M Patrick Herrmann 21 Borussia Monchengladbach

GK Marc-André ter Stegen 20 Borussia Monchengladbach





Ghana S Jordan Ayew 21 Marseille





Greece M Charalampos Mavrias 18 Panathanaikos

D Kyriakos Papadopoulos 20 Schalke 04





Guinea S Salim Cissé 19 Académica





Hungary M Ádám Gyurcsó 21 Videoton





Italy S Mattia Destro 21 Siena/AS Roma

M Stephan El Shaarawy 20 Milan

M Alessandro Florenzi 21 AS Roma

S Lorenzo Insigne 21 Napoli

D Davide Santon 21 Newcastle United





Ivory Coast D Serge Aurier 19 Toulouse





Japan D Gōtoku Sakai 21 Albirex Niigata (on loan to VfB Stuttgart)





Kenya M Victor Wanyama 21 Celtic





Mexico M Jorge Enríquez 21 Guadalajara





Netherlands S Luc Castaignos 20 Twente

M Jordy Clasie 21 Feyenoord

M Adam Maher 19 AZ

D Bruno Martins Indi 20 Feyenoord

M Marco van Ginkel 20 Vitesse

D Ricardo van Rhijn 21 Ajax

D Jetro Willems 18 PSV





Nigeria S Ahmed Musa 20 CSKA Moscow





Norway M Valon Berisha 19 Red Bull Salzburg

M Markus Henriksen 20 AZ





Paraguay S Mauro Caballero 18 Libertad





Peru S Andy Polo 18 Universitario/Genoa





Poland S Arkadiusz Milik 18 Górnik Zabrze/Bayer Leverkusen





Portugal S Salvadore Agra 21 Betis





Romania M Nicolae Stanciu 19 Vaslui





Russia S Aleksandr Kokorin 21 Dynamo Moscow

D Georgi Schennikov 21 CSKA Moscow





Senegal S Pape Moussa Konaté 19 FC Krasnodar





Serbia M Filip Đuričić 20 Heerenveen

M Lazar Marković 18 Partizan





Slovenia GK Jan Oblak 19 Rio Ave (on loan from Benfica)





South Korea S Heung-Min Son 20 HSV





Spain M Thiago Alcántara 21 Barcelona

D Jon Aurtenetxe 20 Athletic Bilbao

M Isco 20 Malaga

M Koke  20 Atlético Madrid

S Rodrigo 21 Benfica

D Hugo Mallo 21 Celta

M Iker Muniain 20 Athletic Bilbao

M Reuben Pardo 20 Real Sociedad

S Cristian Tello 21 Barcelona





Sweden M Oscar Hiljemark 20 Elfsborg





Switzerland M Xherdan Shaqiri 21 Bayern Munich





Turkey D Semih Kaya 21 Galatasaray





Ukraine GK Maxym Koval 20 Dynamo Kyiv





Wales D Adam Matthews 20 Celtic




 

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