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The World's Best Youngsters Have Been Ranked From 'God Tier' To 'Eh'

Mudeet Arora
Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland are the best youngsters in the world of football at the moment
Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland are the best youngsters in the world of football at the moment / Alex Grimm/Getty Images

PSG hitman Kylian Mbappe and Borussia Dortmund maestro Erling Haaland have been named as football's only two 'God Tier' youngsters in what can be termed as a controversial Tiermaker rating.

Mbappe and Haaland were in the news last month as they came up with inspirational performances for their respective teams in the Champions League.

This fact took space in one Tiermaker user's latest analysis who ranked another 48 of the world's fastest rising young footballers.

In the tier below Haaland and Mbappe comes Jadon Sancho as well as Manchester United's Marcus Rashford. Phil Foden and Trent Alexander-Arnold also feature in this tier.

Chelsea have a number of academy graduates throughout the list, including Callum Hudson-Odoi, Billy Gilmour and Fikayo Tomori.

Alphonso Davies who has made the left-back spot at Bayern Munich his own has made it to the 'Very Good' category.

Ranking young footballers
Mbappe and Haaland are two generational talents in modern day football / TierMaker

There is also a rating of "Eh" which would necessarily mean overhyped talents in the world of football and Josh inserted Real Madrid duo Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo in it.

Manchester United's Mason Greenwood finds himself in the 'Good' tier whereas Bukayo Saka makes it to the 'World Class' tier.

Here's the entire list:

God tier: Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland

Generational: Jadon Sancho , Federico Valverde, Frenkie de Jong, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ansu Fati, Phil Foden, Marcus Rashford, Joao Felix

World class: Mason Mount, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Bukayo Saka, Riqui Puig, Matthijs de Ligt, Reece James

Very good: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Alphonso Davies, Eduardo Camavinga, Achraf Hakimi, Harvey Barnes, Martin Odegaard, Dayot Upamecano, Takefusa Kubo, Houssem Aouar

Good: Tariq Lamptey, Jude Bellingham, Illan Meslier, Moussa Diaby, Billy Gilmour, Fikayo Tomori, Nicolo Barella, Gabriel Martinelli, Ben White, Tammy Abraham, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Kai Havertz, Mason Greenwood, Donyell Malen, Eric Garcia, Ferran Torres

Decent: Eddie Nketiah, Dan James, Ryan Sessegnon, Joe Willock, Victor Osimhen, William Saliba, David Brooks

Eh: Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo