YOUSSOUFA MOUKOKO made historical past tonight by changing into the youngest Champions League participant ever.
The Borussia Dortmund starlet got here off the bench of their 2-1 win at Zenit St Petersburg aged 16 years and 18 days.
Youssoufa Moukoko made historical past because the youngest ever Champions League participant on TuesdayCredit score: AFP
He broke the file set by Celestine Babayaro when he got here on for Anderlecht towards Steaua in 1994 aged 16 years and 87 days.
Moukoko shattered the Bundesliga record when he got here off the bench towards Hertha Berlin final month simply sooner or later after his sixteenth birthday.
He was a part of the squad to take on Club Brugge earlier within the group part however by no means made it onto the pitch.
Nevertheless, historical past was made on Tuesday night time in Russia when he changed Felix Passlack simply earlier than the hour mark.
Dortmund received the sport 2-1 because of a shocking late winner from former Zenit man Axel Witsel.
The German aspect completed prime of Group F after coming from behind to win in Russia and certified forward of Lazio in second.
Moukoko scored a barely-believable 192 objectives in 123 youth video games for the German giants earlier than turning professional.
Such is the hype surrounding the forward, Moukoko is being paid £6,000-a-week by Dortmund – an incredible quantity for a youth staff participant.
Axel Witsel fired Borussia Dortmund to victory at ZenitCredit score: Reuters
Borussia Dortmund completed prime of Group F within the Champions LeagueCredit score: EPA
On prime of that, the teen signed a long-term deal with Nike last year – value an jaw-dropping £9MILLION in all.
Moukoko is known to have taken residence a signing-on charge of practically £1m for becoming a member of forces with the game model.
Bild declare Moukoko will obtain a ‘mid-six-figure sum’ when he makes his Bundesliga debut, which may very well be this weekend together with his birthday a day earlier than Dortmund play Hertha Berlin.