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Real Madrid get their teenager as Odegaard signs at 16


Real Madrid get their teenager as Odegaard signs at 16


Real Madrid get their teenager after Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard completed his move to the Spanish giants.

The 16-year-old signed from Stromsgodset for an undisclosed fee, Spanish media report Real paid around €3m for the player.

He became Norway’s youngest ever international at 15 years and 253 days when he played against United Arab Emirates in August.

“I think it will be quite exciting. It is a dream come true. Being able to train with this club is amazing, it is a dream. I’m really excited about it and I really want to start training with them.” he said.

Some of Europe’s biggest clubs have had their eye on him including Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

The left footed midfielder is being hailed as the next Leo Messi for his incisive passing and electric bursts into the penalty area.

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