Barcelona’s Lamine Yamal became the youngest player and the youngest goalscorer in Spain’s history in the match against Georgia, where La Roya won 7-1.
Yamal replaced the injured Dani Olmo in the 44th minute and made his debut at the age of 16 years and 57 days.
Before him, the record holder was Gavi, who played two years ago at the age of 17 years and 62 days.
Yamal scored a goal late in the game to make it 7-1 and thus became the youngest ever Spanish goalscorer and the youngest goalscorer in European qualifying history.
As for European national football, Yamal is the fourth youngest debutant.
Before him are the Norwegian Martin Odegaard (15 years and 254 days), the Turkish Enes Sali (15 years and 266 days) and Vincent Thill from Luxembourg (16 years and 51 days).
Yamal, who can play in all attacking positions, has so far made five appearances for Barcelona’s first team and registered two assists.