As the end of the season beckons across Europe, it is time for us at Outside of the Boot to recognize the accomplishments of tomorrow’s stars under our Talent Radar banner, with the U-22 Team of the Season across each individual top leagues being featured for the fourth consecutive year. This feature looks at the best of the Primeira Liga.
[Eligibility: As of 1st June 2017 – 21 years old and below for outfield players // 22 years old and below for goalkeepers]
In a league campaign that saw FC Porto comfortably win the title, the likes of rivals Benfica impressed with their insistence on giving opportunities to the younger players. Surprise package Chaves have two representatives as well, along with Braga who share the same number. But its arguably Vitoria’s Raphinha who impressed the most.