Dennis Praet wins European Golden Boy

bvb2015_70_praetBorussia Dortmund midfielder Dennis Praet has won the European Golden Boy award for 2014. As revealed in November, the 20 year-old Belgian was amongst the frontrunners for the award, voted for by sporting journalists at top newspapers across Europe.

Praet set-up 21 goals in 41 appearances during the calendar year, and follows Neymar, Eden Hazard and Mario Götze as a recent recipient of the award for the best player under the age of 21 playing in a European top flight league. He earned his first call-up to the Belgian senior squad in November, but didn’t feature in their friendly against Turkey.