• The FIFA U-17 World Cup has been a platform for young talents like Toni Kroos and Cesc Fabregas to showcase their skills and later have successful careers in professional football.
  • Despite receiving the Golden Ball at the U-17 World Cup, players like Sani Emmanuel and Julio Gomez faced challenges that hindered their progress in their careers, leading to disappointment and a different path than expected.
  • Kelechi Iheanacho and Phil Foden, both graduates of the Manchester City academy, have had successful careers following their U-17 World Cup wins, with Iheanacho excelling at Leicester City and Foden becoming a key player for both club and country.