Odegaard Sign Madrid squad for the Champions League
Madrid – Real Madrid Wonderkid, Martin Odegaard, included in the squad list for the Champions League. If you later played, Odegaard will carve a history.
Odegaard into the A list containing 25 names Madrid player for the fall phase of the Champions League this season. The Norwegian midfielder can not be put in List B which usually contains players aged 21 or under who has been with the club for two years from the anniversary of their 15.
Unlike the A List limited to 25 players, List B does not know quota. Madrid reserves the right to include as many names on List B.
However, given the Odegaard, who is now aged 16 years, said not with Madrid for two years, he could not put into List B.
As reported by Marca, Odegaard likely to be given a costume number 21. If played in the game against Schalke 04 on February 18, Odegaard will become the youngest player ever to play in the Champions League.
The record is still held by Celestine Babayaro. When reinforce Anderlecht in the game against Steaua Bucharest in 1994, Babayaro was 16 years old and 87 days.
Odegaard currently playing for Real Madrid Castilla. However, Marca said that the main team of Madrid has the authority to call and play it anytime.
Odegaard joined Madrid in the winter transfer window. He was touted as “Lionel Messi from Norway” because of his ability to dribble and release operand.
Before anchored to Madrid, Odegaard had a trial with several top European clubs. German giants, Bayern Munich, even had time to bid, but he prefers to join Madrid.