In previous years, GOAL has ranked the top teenage talents in world football, with the likes of Jadon Sancho, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Jude Bellingham finishing as the eventual winners.
This year, though, the top 50 men'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 our 50 finalists for NXGN 2023 below:
(Note: All players born on or after January 1, 2004.)