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Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt wins Kopa Trophy

Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt has won the Kopa Trophy ahead of Atletico Madrid whiz Joao Felix.

De Ligt took home the award for 2019, capping off what has been a memorable year for the Dutch defender.

After guiding Ajax to the Champions League semi-finals and then signing for Juventus for €85m in the summer, the Dutch international has been voted as the best performing player under the age of 21.

With PSG star Kylian Mbappe having won the first edition of the award, De Ligt finished above Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho and Joao Felix to take home the trophy for 2019.

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