Lamine Yamal 'living the dream' after record-breaking Spain debut

Barcelona winger Lamine Yamal has actually confessed he is “living the dream” after his whirlwind season continued with a record-breaking getaway for Spain on Friday.

Aged simply 16 years and 57 days, Yamal came off the bench in Friday’s 7-1 success over Georgia to break Gavi’s nationwide look record by over a whole year, prior to getting an objective and ending up being Spain’s youngest-ever scorer while doing so – a title formerly held by Barcelona colleague Ansu Fati.

Yamal just made his launching in senior football back in April with a seven-minute cameo off the bench for Barcelona, however he has actually taken off on to the scene this season with 3 starts and 2 helps to his name.

“I’m living a dream right now, I’m very happy and I thank my teammates and the coach for giving me the confidence, and everyone who has helped me along my path,” he informed Teledeporte after the video game.

Yamal likewise worried his self-confidence that picking to represent Spain over Morocco was the best choice.

“I am very satisfied with the decision and very happy,” he included. “It is going to be a very long road with Spain and I hope we win many things together.”


Yamal is presently still on a youth agreement at Barcelona and some fans have actually been sweating over his future as the teen’s offer is up at the end of the present project. Unsurprisingly, groups from throughout Europe have actually been taking a look at him over the previous 12 months.

However, various reports recommend Yamal has actually currently accepted a brand-new three-year offer – the optimum which can be provided to a gamer of his age – and it is just a matter of time prior to he puts pen to paper.

Manager Xvi is eager to see Yamal’s future protected as quickly as possible, having just recently confessed the teen is the sort of gamer who can lead Barcelona for the next years.

“What I do hope is that he spends many years here, because he is a footballer to define an era,” the Barca supervisor stated just recently.


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