At 84, Ajax has the highest number of home-grown players actively playing in UEFA's 31 top club competitions. This is according to data agency CIES Football Observatory. Ajax has topped this list for the third year in a row.
Raphaël Sarfo tells more about himself and shows Kraaiennest, the neighbourhood in Amsterdam South East where he grew up. The Ajax U23 player is described by his friends as kind and social. “I’m a boy who knows what he needs to do to reach the top, " Sarfo says. “Life is not only about football; you have to enjoy it too. But football is my priority. I’m a team player and want what’s best for the team. I play with my heart.”