Leading a club, especially in the Europe's top five league is such a demanding task, one which you wouldn't expect to fall to the hands of someone below 26 years at least. Here is the full list of the legends who fortunately got the role to lead their clubs at a tender age.
1: Alban Lafont- 23 years (FC Nantes).
This is the only goalkeeper in the list. The French international has recently been showing his shot stopping prowess in the French Ligue 1, which could be the reason why he was appointed as the club's captain.
2: Martin Ødegaard- 23 years (Arsenal).
The attacking midfielder was recently assigned the captain's role by Mikel Arteta when the club was preparing itself to play against Sevilla, where they won 6-0 to lift the Emirates Cup.3: Declan Rice - 23 years (West Ham United).
Following the departure of Mark Noble, the English superstar was given the task of captaining the Hammers this coming season. Everyone is anticipating to see how he will live up to the role.4: Lloyd Kelly - 24 years (AFC Bournemouth).
This young center back will be captaining one of the premier league newbies this new season.
His biggest task would most certainly be to lead his squad to avoiding relegation.5: Giulio Maggiore - 24 years (Spezia Calcio).
This talented central midfielder will take the responsibility of yet again steering the club out of the Serie A relegation spots.6:Marco Friendl - 24 years ( SV Werder Bremen).
The centre back was announced as the club captain on 24 July this year.The club bounced back to the Bundesliga after spending a season in the lower tier.
7: Davide Calabria - 25 years ( AC Milan).
The Italian has been in AC Milan since 2006, playing at the academy before joining the elite team in 2015.8: Sasa Lukic - 25 years (Torino FC).
The Torino heartbeat in midfield who was signed in 2016 now leads the squad.He was loaned to Levante in 2017 but returned to Torino a season later.
9: Mateo Pessina - 25 years (AC Monza).
The attacking midfielder was given the role on 6th July this year to coordinate the squad and make them try to avoid relegation after being promoted from Serie B.
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