Friday, September 29, 2023

Lamine Yamal, the youngest player in 117 years to score with a European team

He September 8th it is a day that will never forget Yamine Lamal, the fantastic talent of barca that also breaks barriers and records with the Spanish selection. The young Barça player had the dream of making his debut with La Roja this Friday and the stars lined up to confirm a premiere that will go down in European football history.

Lamal replaced to the injured Olmo shortly before the break and it didn’t take long for him to show signs of his class and unbalance until the moment of greatest ecstasy occurred. The end of Mataró scored Spain’s seventh goal in Georgia with a precise left foot and became the youngest goalscorer of all time in any qualifying match ever played in Europe.

16 years, 57 days

And not only that. With 16 years and 57 days the blaugrana is the youngest footballer to score with any European team and in any type of match in the last 117 years (since October 7, 1906, when the Hungarian József Horváth scored with 16 years and 12 days in a friendly), according to Mister Chip, an expert in statistics.

Lamal also sprayed two early records for his partner Gavithe youngest debutant with Spain and the youngest scorer.

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