Lamine Yamal makes historic Spain debut at 16

Lamine Yamal makes historic Spain debut at 16

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Lamine Yamal is now part of history. The young Barcelona player has become the youngest player in the history of the Spanish national team to make his debut. Lamine made his debut at the age of 16 years and 57 days, surpassing Gavi, who previously held the record.

His debut was anticipated even before the game, although Luis de la Fuente had initially left Lamine out of the starting lineup. However, Marco Asensio's injury in the final minutes of the first half accelerated his entry into the match. Lamine stepped onto the field in the 44th minute, breaking all records for precocity in the national team.

Wearing the number '19' on his back, Lamine Yamal earned this well-deserved opportunity due to his outstanding performance in the early part of the season with Barcelona. The very young forward had his first minutes with Spain, surpassing Gavi's record, who made his debut at the age of 17 in San Siro in 2021.

After choosing to play for Spain, rejecting the possibility of representing Morocco, Lamine Yamal is now officially a player for the Spanish national team.

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