Barcelona call up 15-year-old Lamine Yamal for Sunday's LaLiga game vs Atletico Madrid

Lamine Yamal (centre) in Barcelona training.
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Barcelona have called up 15-year-old attacker Lamine Yamal for Sunday's LaLiga game against Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou.

Yamal, who was born in Matarò just outside Barcelona in 2007 to a Moroccan father and an Equatorial Guinean mother, has impressed coach Xavi and was invited to train with the first team back in September.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.