Lamine Yamal: 5 things to know about Spanish Youngster

Lamine Yamal has been one of the best players at the Euro 2024 | Imago

Lamine Yamal: 5 things to know about Spanish Youngster

Hassan Abdulsalam 23:12 - 09.07.2024

Here are 5 key facts about the Spanish Youngster, Lamine Yamal

The victory was made possible by the record-breaking exploits of Lamine Yamal, who became the youngest goalscorer in men's European Championship history.

France had gone 480 minutes without scoring from open play in the tournament, but that drought was emphatically ended when Kolo Muani clinically converted Kylian Mbappe's cross just nine minutes into the contest.

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Yamal's historic strike, which came in the second half, proved to be the decisive moment, as Spain held on for a famous victory.

The youngster sensation's goal writes him into the record books, cementing his place in European football folklore.

Lamine Yamal

Here are five things to know about Lamine Yamal, the Spanish Superstar:

1. Lamine Yamal is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Barcelona.

2. Born on July 13, 2007, in Spain, Yamal is just 16 years old and is considered one of the most promising young players in Spanish football.

3. Yamal joined Barcelona’s youth academy at a young age and has risen through the ranks, impressing coaches and scouts with his exceptional skills and vision on the field as he made his debut for Barcelona senior team on 29 April 2023, replacing Gavi in the 83rd minute of a 4–0 victory against Real Betis in La Liga.

4. In addition to his club career, Yamal has also represented Spain at the youth international level, playing for the Spain U-16 and U-17 teams.

5. Yamal's playing style has been compared to that of Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta, with many praising his ability to control the tempo of the game, his vision, and his exceptional dribbling skills.