It's a big year for the U.S. Under-20s.
The World Cup is slated for this May, with Tab Ramos having called up a roster for a pair of friendlies in Spain this week.
Given the proximity of the World Cup, and with one eye on the future, it's an apt juncture to gauge who exactly are the best men's Under-20 players in the U.S. pool. To be eligible for this effort, players have to be born on or after January 1, 1999, and be eligible to play for the United States.
The Top 50 list below was compiled by TDS staff members J.R. Eskilson and Travis Clark, with help from Joey Anthone and Adam Belz.