Lebohang Mokoena made his debut for Orlando Pirates aged 17. The attacker, now 28, has remained in South Africa throughout his career and currently plays for Sundowns and has been capped 8 times for...
Category: Lost Wonderkids
Graeme Tomlinson signed for United from Bradford for £100,000 after playing 17 first team games where he played with David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes.
Serge Makofo was a must buy player computer game Championship Manager 4 while playing for MK Dons but is real life career didn’t quite go in the same direction.
Leonel Galeano graduated from Independiente’s youth setup, the Argentine cente back was touted as the next Walter Samuel.
Kerlon was the top scorer and named Best Player at the 2005 South American Under 17 Football Championship. Famous for the so called ‘seal dribble’ that made him one of the most wanted wonderkids...
Bojan Djordjic joined Manchester United as a 17 year old wonderkid in 1999 and stayed for five years. But, he made only two appearances.
John Bostock was Palace’s youngest ever player at 15, before a failed move to Tottenham see’s him at his 9th club in the Belgian second tier with OH Leuven.