Five records 16-year-old Barca prodigy Ansu Fati has broken in two weeks

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Ansu Fati remains the name on everybody’s lips in Barcelona as he continued his outrageous start to his career in the 5-2 win over Valencia.

Still just 16, Fati wrote his name into the history books by scoring against Osasuna before the international break and followed that up with a goal and assist against Valencia.

We’ve taken a look at five records the teenager has broken in the last two weeks.

– After scoring in a 2-2 draw at Osasuna at the age of 16 years and 304 days, Fati became Barcelona’s youngest ever goalscorer.

– In being named in the starting XI against Valencia, Fati became the youngest ever Barcelona player to start at the Camp Nou, beating Marc Muniesa’s record set in 2009.

– Within seven minutes of the 5-2 win over Valencia, Fati had become the youngest player to provide a goal and assist in the same game in the history of La Liga.

– His second-minute opener also made Fati the youngest ever goalscorer at the Camp Nou.

– In his first three Barcelona appearances, Fati has scored more goals than Sergio Busquets has managed in his previous 240 games for the club.


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