Barcelona's 15-year-old Lamine Yamal becomes youngest player in club's history

Lamine Yamal in action for Barcelona against Real Betis in April 2023.
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Barcelona's 15-year-old winger Lamine Yamal has become the youngest player to appear for their first team in the club's history after coming off the bench for the LaLiga leaders in their 4-0 win at home to Real Betis at Camp Nou on Saturday.

Yamal has been training with Barcelona's first team for some time and was called up by Xavi for last weekend's 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid.

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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.