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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 ...

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