Barcelona’s teenage sensation, Ansu Fati, turned 17 yesterday.
The young Spaniard has been a surprise revelation for the Blaugrana this term having broken into the first-team fold due to a spout of injuries at the beginning of the campaign.
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Fati has now made seven appearances for the first team this season, scoring twice (via Transfermarkt). He is now viewed as an important member in Ernesto Valverde’s senior squad, proven by the fact that he started ahead of Antoine Griezmann on Tuesday evening as Barcelona thrashed Valladolid 5-1 at the Camp Nou.
It is understandable why Barcelona would want to protect their young asset from any club’s wishing to poach him in the future, as it is clear that Fati has a huge future in the game.
On his 17th birthday yesterday, Barcelona fans were quick to wish Fati many happy returns on Twitter, as shown below:
@ANSUFATI…Happy Birthday boy…bless you with More years with skills, ability and wisdom for greater achievements both for yourself and FC Barca..
— Aniekeme ekanem (@Anidgreat) October 31, 2019
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAGIC FATI
— MESSI MAGIC TOUCH (@english4alu) October 31, 2019
Happy birthday🎂 to the genius…we the fans love you and keep doing your best champ..❤ felicidades @ANSUFATI
— Pocket_Money (@jacobAmarquaye1) October 31, 2019
Enjoy your day and keep the hard working on the best football club in the world
— Blacq Bowy 🇬🇭🇬🇭 (@bowy_blacq) October 31, 2019
Happy birthday Brother @ANSUFATI… Soar to the highest horizons!
— Princely Ayams (@PrincelyAyams) October 31, 2019
Happy birthday Diamond boy. Keep on flying
— ATÓKÍ OLÚWÁSEUN (@atokiseun) October 31, 2019
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