In previous years, GOAL has ranked the world's top teenage talents in women's football, with the likes of Lena Oberdorf, Melchie Dumornay and Hanna Bennison finishing as the eventual winners.
This year, though, the top 25 women's players will NOT be ranked. Instead, we've selected an elite group that we believe are the very top of the class, who will be known as the inaugural NXGN Nine.
Check out the full list of 25 finalists for NXGN 2023 below:
(Note: All players born on or after January 1, 2004.)