While FC Barcelona continues the race for their 27th La Liga title, they have uncovered a hidden young talent named Lamine Yamal. The Spanish player made his debut for Barcelona in their most recent match against Real Betis and set the record for being the youngest player in Barca to make his debut in the 21st century at the age of 15.

Yamal was substituted for Pablo Gavi during the final stages of the game. He was on the field for a very few minutes, but in that time frame, managed to have a shot on target. Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez heaped praise on Lamine Jamal after the game saying “Lamine Yamal is a similar player to Messi. He can mark an era at Barcelona.” 

Here’s all you need to know about Lamine Yamal:

Name: Lamine Jamal

Age: 15 years, 9 months

Date of Birth: 13 July 2007

From:  Esplugues de Llobregat Barcelona 

Teams: Spain national team in age group competitions, FC Barcelona Juvenil A, FC Barcelona.

Spain U15: 3 goals in 6 appearances
Spain U16: 1 goal in 4 appearances
Spain U17: 1 goal in 2 appearances

FC Barcelona: 0 goals in 1 appearance