Fati Scores For Spain On Record-Breaking Night
Fati – also the youngest goalscorer in Champions League history and Barcelona’s youngest scorer in La Liga – curled home a fine 20-yard shot off the post on his first start.
He had already won a penalty, scored by Sergio Ramos, as he became the youngest player to start a Nations League match.
Ramos added a header in the win.
The Real Madrid defender has now incredibly scored 10 goals in his last 15 caps.
The 34-year-old has 23 goals for his country, as many as the great Alfredo di Stefano.
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia, 19, made his debut as a second-half substitute while new City signing Ferran Torres scored a late fourth with a volley at the far post.
6 shots – 1st in match
2 shots on target
2 chances created
6 dribbles attempted – 1st in match
10 touches in opp box – 1st in match
1 penalty won – 1st in match
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Juan Errazquin was the previous youngest scorer, against Switzerland in 1925 at the age of 18 years and 344 days.
Ethan Ampadu – who played for Wales against Bulgaria earlier on Sunday – was the previous youngest player to start a Nations League game, aged 17 years and 357 days against the Republic of Ireland in 2018.