The story so far
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.