Fati is travelling through the path once Messi was. The 17-year old switched on to make impacts for Barcelona and Spain national team. Following the footsteps of his idol Messi to recreate an era of dominance under the Catalan jersey.
Barca invented Fati from La Masia academy, called to be the successor of Messi at the club has the mastery in his feet to rule the football world after Messi Cristiano period.
Recent La Liga Player of the Month was his latest accolade, one of his many future lists of laurels. Barca keeps the teenager as they increased his release clause amount to 400 million Euros. Catalans are not interested in any offers from outside, the reason behind the release clause increase is that.
It was one year before he first appeared for Barcelona. Fati in his first start for the club celebrated with a record, scored and assisted once to become the youngest La Liga player in the history of the competition to do this feat.
On December 10 he became the youngest to score in UEFA Champions League history at the age of 17 years and 40 days. At this very young age, Fati is entertaining the football world with scoring talent. Former Barcelona manager Luiz Enrique who is now training Spanish national team noticed the player, called to the senior national squad this year.
Another record on his way, his initial start for the country against Ukraine at the Nations League fixture, went to generate a record. His goal at the age of 17 years and 311 days became the youngest to score for Spain. Breaking records, creating new records became a pleasure for the youngster.
2020-21 season opener against Villareal was a memorable experience for the player. Brace and penalty winning performance was appreciated and named Man of the Match.
Koeman will elicit the potential of Fati like how Guardiola made the better of Messi at Barca’s Golden years. Because nobody understands Barca more than Koeman and former coach Pep, they played for the Culers, knows the heart of the club and triumphed at greater heights. Now he got a player to put faith and accomplish big.