Ansu Fati Barca’s Youngest Scorer Considered for Spain

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Barcelona’s teenage sensation Ansu Fati is already being considered for the Spain team, after the 16-year-old lit up the Camp Nou with a superb display in his side’s rampant 5-2 win over Valencia on Saturday.

Having already become Barca’s youngest ever scorer when he netted against Osasuna two weeks ago, Fati became the youngest player to score in La Liga at the Camp Nou when he opened the scoring in the second minute with a confident first-time shot.

Fati then tore Valencia’s defence apart with a thrilling run into the box which led to him laying on a pass for Frenkie de Jong to score Barca’s second and continued to torment the visitors before he was substituted and given a standing ovation.

Spain coach Moreno was among those in the Camp Nou crowd enraptured by the forward, who was born in Guinea-Bissau but moved to Spain aged six, and he said the federation were working to ensure he could be available to play for the national team.

Barca coach Ernesto Valverde also praised Fati for his rapid rise from the club’s youth set up into the first team, what was astonishing about the player is the fact that it is not normal for a player to score with their first action, then get an assist with his second and nearly score with his third.

Sergio Busquets, a Barca academy success story himself, encouraged Fati to keep his feet on the ground and that he has amazing talent as a young star.