five rising stars of European football

They have already left their mark on international football, won important titles and cost high transfer fees. But they are not yet known to the general public. We introduce five players who have everything they need to be in the spotlight at the upcoming European Championship.

Ruben Dias (left) is one of the up-and-coming players in Europe and would like to continue to draw attention to himself with the Portuguese national team at the European Championship.

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Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz, 21 Jahre, Chelsea.

Kai Havertz, 21 Jahre, Chelsea.

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you are. · Kai Havertz, who some experts consider to be the most talented German footballer today, is just 21 years old. He is considered a level-headed young man who also works very seriously – and yet he polarizes. Some call him phlegmatic in the field: the body language that rarely reveals tension, the facial expression that almost never comes across as aggressive.