Ansu Fati in a match of Barça

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Ansu Fati is now the youngest footballer in playing the Spanish Supercup

Published:10/01/2020 - 09:04h

Updated:10/01/2020 - 09:04h

Ansu Fati was Barça's last shot in a Spanish Supercup that was lost at he last minutes, and there was a slight consolation prize for the forward. The hispano-guinean is now the youngest footballer to play the tournament

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The FC Barcelona brushed the final of the Supercopa of Spain, but after a big party sank in the last ten minutes and remained deleted by an Athletic of Madrid that never tired to struggle. Jan Oblak and the VAR left with life to the men of Diego Simeone and the Catalans did the rest, with some unforgivable defensive distractions that cost them the direct fight by the first title of the course 2019-20.

In the duel in Saudi Arabia, Ansu Fati was a secondary protagonist, and lived a night agridulce. The Hispanic-guinean went back to have presence in a commitment of the first team, although it did not appear until the last instants of the meeting and when his team already confronted to a defeat that finish being unavoidable. This yes, the one of Bissau has gone back to leave footprint in the club and also in the renewed and discussed competition.

The forward is already the youngest footballer in playing the tournament copero in all his history after premièring with 17 years and 70 days. The expert in data and statistical 'MisterChip' like this reflected it in one of his tweets, where specified also that the previous possessor of the record was the also barcelonista Nano, that in the edition of 1999 participated being something more greater. His debut produced equally with 17 years but with 117 days.

Further to receive some that another 'stick' of the players rojiblancos, the youngster hardly had time to look for the miracle, since the Madrilenian armoured in defence to avoid that the culés had of a last opportunity for empatar. Ernesto Valverde played it to him with an offensive change putting him in the field by a midfield player -Frenkie of Jong-, but already was too late as to react.

This is not the only precocious register of the that can boast the canterano, that is living a prolific season in this appearance. To day of today, is the more youngster in marking in LaLiga, also the more youngster in marking and assist in a party of the First Spanish Division, the goleador younger in all the history of the Champions League and the more youngster of the Barça in participating in an appointment of the maximum European competition.

Ansu Fati Prepares for the challenges of the Barça

Although also it carried a discontent and will have to take his progression with patience, Ansu Fati already prepares for the next challenges of the Barça, that is forced to do borrón and new account to avoid what would be an inexplicable season in white. With the Supercopa destined to a team of the capital, the Barcelona still are in the battle by LaLiga, the Champions League and the Glass of Rey.

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