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Croatian Nominated For “Golden Boy 2012” Award

The man on the radar of english premier league sides Manchester City and Manchester United, has just been given further worldwide recognition.

Mateo Kovacic, who plays for Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb, is amongst the finalists for the “Golden Boy 2012” award. An award which Italy’s Tuttosport hand out to the best young football player in the world.

If Kovacic, who also this week was called up for Croatia for their upcoming friendly in November, is named Golden Boy 2012, he will join Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney and Cesc Fabregas as winners of the award. Players born after 1 January 1992 are eligible for the award.

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