Five days and 132 goals later, the International Champions Cup Futures Tournament has finally come to an end with CR Vasco da Gama and FC Barcelona emerging as champions.
The knockout rounds were littered with late drama, brilliant goals and fantastic performances.
Here’s a list of the top scorers of the tournament for both the boys and girls brackets along with individual awards.
Golden Boot: Boys
Rayan Rocha won the Golden Boot in the boys bracket with four goals to his name. CR Vasco da Gama’s No. 9 was on fire throughout the tournament and helped lead his team all the way to the final. Behind him were seven players tied for second place with three goals. Those players were Diego Morales of Allstate Sueno Alianza, Manuel Nardozi and Lorenzo Bauco of AS Roma, Jacob Grossmann of Houston Dynamo, Ransford Gyan of ICC East, Joan Sebastian Londono Munoz of Real Madrid and Justin Oguntolu of Tottenham Hotspur.
Rayan Rocha #9
Diego Morales #17
Manuel Nardozi #16
Lorenzo Bauco #14
Jacob Grossmann #9
Ransford Gyan #2
Joan Sebastian Londono Munoz #9
Justin Oguntolu #9
Boys Goal Spotlight
Even though Paris Saint-Germain would fall to CR Vasco da Gama in penalties, Warren Zaïre Emery’s tying goal in the dying embers to send PSG and the ICC boys final to spot kicks was ridiculous.
Boys Individual Awards
Golden Boot: Rayan Rocha (CR Vasco da Gama)
Golden Glove: Phillipe Gabriel (CR Vasco da Gama)
Golden Ball: Warren Zaïre Emery (Paris Saint-Germain)
Girls Top Scorers
International Champions Cup West player Joelle Jung and Player Development Academy player Melina Rebimbas shared the girls golden boot award with three goals each. Both players helped take their teams through to the knockout rounds after a tough group stage thanks to their goal-scoring tenacity. Six players tied for second place with two goals each and they were Carla Carrillo of Atlético de Madrid, Lailah Stewart of Concorde Fire, Magalia Capdevila of FC Barcelona, Jordan of ICC Midwest, Leah Diaz of ICC South and Alexandra Barry of Players Development Academy.
Joelle Jung #3
Melina Rebimbas #13
Jordan Gary #12
Carla Carrillo #7
Lailah Stewart #32
|Magali Capdevila #9|
Leah Diaz #14
Alexandra Barry #24
Girls Goal Spotlight
This incredible last second strike that sent FC Barcelona through to the final had to be this tournament’s girls goal spotlight. The precision, the pace and the timing couldn’t be better and surely gave Barca a big boost in the final which they would go on to win.
Girls Individual Awards
Golden Boot: Melina Rebimbas (Players Development Academy) Joelle Jung (ICC West), Jordan Gary (ICC Midwest)
Golden Glove: Olivia Herrera (LAFC Slammers)
Golden Ball: Reese Doherty (LAFC Slammers)