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World Soccer - - Talent scout -

His mother and fa­ther both played foot­ball for Lux­em­bourg, and he soon caught the eye, join­ing Metz – which is a 45-minute car drive from south­ern Lux­em­bourg – at the age of 12.

De­spite early in­ter­est from Bay­ern Mu­nich, he sen­si­bly de­cided to stay loyal to the French club and in Septem­ber 2016, seven months af­ter his 16th birthday, he made his de­but as a late sub­sti­tute at Bordeaux. He was

“Our team has to be built around this kid” Lux­em­bourg coach Luc Holtz

al­ready a full in­ter­na­tional at that point, hav­ing won his first cap for Lux­em­bourg’s se­nior side against Bos­nia in March 2016.

His coun­try’s youngest in­ter­na­tional at 16 years and 50 days, he also be­came their youngest goalscorer, in a 3-1 friendly de­feat by Nige­ria in June 2016.

He starred as Lux­em­bourg held France to a goal­less draw in World Cup qual­i­fy­ing.

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