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16-year-old Ansu Fati makes history as Barcelona rout Valencia

FC Barcelona v Valencia CF  - La Liga

BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 14: Anssumane Fati of Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the Liga match between FC Barcelona and Valencia CF at Camp Nou on September 14, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

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Ansu Fati is a generational star in the making.

On Saturday, just two minutes into the defending champion’s 5-2 win against Valencia at Camp Nou, the 16-year-old scored in his first league start for Barcelona. Five minutes later, he assisted Frankie de Jong, becoming the league’s youngest player ever to score and assist in the same game. Two historic achievements in seven minutes.

In the season opener, the La Masia product became the second-youngest player to feature for Barcelona in La Liga, who now has two goals and an assist after featuring in three league games this season. A game later against Osasuna, Fati became Barcelona’s youngest La Liga scorer.

Currently, there is no other teen like the winger in the world of soccer.

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