Lamine Yamal is about to become the youngest player in Champions League history. The Blaugrana striker, who will be 16 years and 66 days old when Barcelona makes his Champions League debut against Belgian club Antwerp in Montjuïc, will only be able to surpass the current record holder by a few days.: Borussia Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko, who played in the league match against Zenit (1-2) in Saint Petersburg in the 2020/21 season at the age of 16 years and 18 days.
Yes in deed, Yamal, if he makes his debut in the match on September 19 against Antwerp, will be placed second in the tableShe surpasses Nigerian Celestine Babayaro, who made her debut in the 1994-95 season for Anderlecht in a match against Steaua Bucharest (1-1) at the age of 16 years and 86 days.
Yamal, who signed his first professional contract with FC Barcelona for the next three years, was today included in the list of footballers who will play in the major continental competition.along with seven other youth football players: goalkeepers Astralaga and Cochin, defenders Marc Casado and Pau Cupari, midfielder Fermin and striker Ángel Alarcón.
The remaining players registered for the Champions League are the 19 players from the first team, thus completing the call-up of 27 players.
Likewise, numbers have already been allocated to football kids, with the number 27 for Yamal. Among the new additions, Joao Cancelo will wear No. 2, Inigo Martinez, No. 5, Joao Felix, No. 14, Oriol Romeu, No. 18, and Gundogan, No. 22.
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