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Liverpool Star Only Footballer In Exclusive Club

Having recently completed a dream move to reigning European champions Liverpool, Takumi Minamino's star continues to rise after being named as the only footballer in one of 2020's most exclusive clubs. 

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Forbes Asia has released its annual 'Top 30 Under 30' list for 2020, which acknowledges the achievements and global contributions of remarkable individuals under the age of 30, across 13 different categories. 

Liverpool star Takumi Minamino, who joined the Reds from RB Salzburg in January for a fee of £7.25 million (R169 million), has the unique honour of being the only footballer named in the list's entertainment and sports category. 

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The recognition for the 24-year-old follows after the Japan international excelled for both club and country last year, not least of which with his performances during the group stages of this season's UEFA Champions League campaign. 

Minamino scored twice in six group stage appearances for Salzburg in the competition, including a goal and assist in a standout performance against current employers and reigning champions Liverpool back in December. 

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The Osaka-born attacker follows in the footsteps of fellow footballers Jo Hyeon-woo, Valencia's Lee Kang-in and Samantha Kerr, who all featured in the class of 2019.

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