Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Master Mastour has returned
by Samuel Charles, December 21st, 2012 12:55AM

TAGS:  video


[VIDEO PICK] Fourteen-year-old Hachim Mastour made his debut for Italy’s U-15 team last weekend, offering another opportunity to ogle "The Moroccan Messi."

Mastour’s sparkling debut for AC Milan’s U-15 team was one of our biggest hits, and 3.5 million YouTube users agreed. This latest clip has also gone viral.

Serie A has a minimum age limit of 16, however, Milan is applying for a waiver so Mastour would be eligible next fall, at 15! "My main characteristics? Ball control and dribbling, I do things that other boys my age don't do," he responded to Sky Sports.

Mastour meant to say he does things grown professionals can only dream of. While a bit less spectacular, this clip is in some ways more impressive. These players are clearly larger, much more talented, and yet his tricks are still effective, he dictates the run of play and scores a beautiful goal.

We made every effort to ascertain the opponent in this match, and failed. We do know this was his national team debut, and it’s not the last you’ll be hearing of this gifted young trequartista ...

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
USA-Costa Rica: Klinsmann sends Johnson packing    
The biggest loss in the tenure of head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has not triggered any immediate ...
MLS Executive of the Year Manning joins TFC    
Bill Manning, the two-time Major League Soccer Executive of the Year, has been named president of ...
What They're Saying: Bill Manning    
"From an outsider's perspective -- and I remember telling this to the [MLSE] board -- for ...
Atlanta United joins Development Academy     
The youth program of Atlanta United, which begins MLS play in 2017, will join the U.S. ...
Video Pick: SKC's Nemeth scores twice in Euro qualifier    
After scoring MLS's Goal of The Week with a terrific solo strike against Portland, Sporting Kansas ...
U.S. Olympic hopefuls in must-win clash with Canada     
Having squandered a chance to clinch a berth at the 2016 Olympics when it fell, 2-0, ...
Crowd Count: Top 20 U.S. soccer crowds (2015)    
The crowd of 93,723 fans for the USA-Mexico game at the Rose Bowl was the largest ...
NASL: Minnesota joins Cosmos and Ottawa in playoffs    
Minnesota United FC clinched a playoff berth for the second straight year with a 2-1 win ...
TV Report: USA-Mexico averages 5.1 million on Univision    
The USA-Mexico match on Univision averaged 5.1 million viewers, the most on any network for a ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"I had a very severe word with Fabian Johnson and I sent him home today. The ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives