Ansu Fati: Barcelona sensation outperforming club legend Lionel Messi at same age

Ansu Fati: Barcelona sensation outperforming club legend Lionel Messi at same age

- Ansu Fati is beginning to show a glimpse of greatness - with his future sparkling bright

- The 17-year-old is the youngest player to ever feature for the Spanish national team

- Fati is also setting unprecedented records far more than what Messi had at the same age

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Statistics have shown that Spanish lad Ansu Fati is outperforming Barcelona legend Lionel Messi at about the same age according to SunSport.

The youngster already has a far superior goals-per-minute ratio than what Messi had at about the same age when he also started his professional career.

Fati currently has an average goal every 143.6 minutes far better than Messi's 233 in 2004.

It was gathered that Messi made nine appearances for the Barcelona first team before he clocked 17, and despite playing full 90 minutes in the games, he could only manage just one goal.

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For Fati, he has already scored 11 goals and made an assist in his 36 appearances for the Catalan giants so far.

Ansu Fati recently signed a fresh deal at for him to remain at the club until 2024 with an astonishing £367m buy-out clause etched in the contract.

He has just been officially promoted to the first team has agreed to remain with the Blaugrana until 2024.

He agreed a fresh two-year deal on his existing contract which should expire in 2022, while his release clause was also increased by £211m.

Ansu Fati: Barcelona sensation outperforming club legend Lionel Messi at the same age

Ansu Fati has far better records than Messi at the same age. Photo: Pedro Salado
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The Guinea-Bissau born player was named the La Liga player for the month of September after he scored three goals in three matches helping Barcelona new boss Ronald Koeman to a flying start.

He is the youngest player to ever play for the Spanish national football team having come off the bench in their game against Germany.

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Fati started the shock 1-0 defeat by Ukraine on Tuesday, October 13 - with the winner catching Manchester United keeper David De Gea in no man's land.

The Guinea-Bissau-born star enjoyed a sensational record-breaking debut year as a pro with the Catalan giants in 2019-20.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Paul Pogba who earlier declared interest in playing for Spanish champions Real Madrid is having the backing of his team-mates at Old Trafford club Manchester United.

The 27-year-old Frenchman recently declared interest in joining Zinedine Zidane’s side during the international break.

He said he is doing everything possible to take the Red Devils to the next level, but he dreams of playing for Real Madrid in the near future.

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