Young Turk from Barcelona shares Messi’s previous record. 18-year-old Yusuf Demir shared Messi’s record.
Turkish origin Yusuf Demir, who plays for Barcelona, broke new ground by being included in the game in the 62nd minute at Atletic Bilbao’s away game. At 18 years and 80 days, Yusuf became the youngest player to play for Barcelona in La Liga after Messi.
In the second week of Spanish La Liga, Barcelona drew 1-1 with Athletic Bilbao away. Turkish-Austrian football player Yusuf Demir replaced Martin Braithwaite in the 62nd minute of the match.
At 18 years and 80 days, Yusuf Demir became the youngest foreign player to play for Barcelona in La Liga after Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi made his league debut in 2004 at the age of 17.
Barcelona fans believe that Yusuf, who first showed his quality in infrastructure, will gradually replace Messi. Yusuf is very similar to Messi with his playing style.
Yusuf Demir, who preferred Austria for the National Team, still has the possibility of choosing Turkey. However, the actress is somewhat reluctant in this regard. Looks like he’s going to fight for Austria.