Gavi is under 18 but he has already made history. He became the youngest ever player to make his Spain debut. The young midfielder started against Italy and what a game he had.
Everyone praised him after the game. The first one to do it was his coach, Luis Enrique. "He is the present and future of 'la Roja', he said.
Gavi is not just being praised by the Spanish media, the international media outlets are talking about Spain's and Barcelona's new gem.
Gavi's idol is Marco Verratti. He played against his idol in the game against Italy and the press chooses Gavi as the winner of that midfield duel.
"He was born in 2004, but he plays like a real footballer. He made Verratti struggle", claimed 'La Gazzetta dello Sport'. "He was in front of a maestro, Verratti, but he showed his personality and that he is not afraid of anything", said L'Equipe.
For 'Le Parisien' Gavi and Verratti both had a good game: "He played as well as Marco Verratti "The 'Daily Mail" said that he was just a kid supporting Spain a couple of weeks ago".
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