You know who they are the youngest player to debut for his country? Play in the national team is usually one of the biggest challenges a player can aspire. Defend the shield of the place they were born or they hosted an international appointment as a World, Copa America, one Euro or the like must be the maximum. But getting to play a selection is not easy although some, They get it at an early age. Because, in Colgadosporelfutbol we tell who are the five youngest players to debut in selected.
1-Martin Ødegaard, Norway (15 years and 250 days)
The absolute record for earliness. born on 17 from December to 1998, He debuted with Norwegian selection one 19 August 2014 at the age of 15 years making it the youngest player to debut with national team. It is also the youngest player in the Norwegian league and the earliest to score a goal in the tournament player Nordic country.
2–Sigurdur Jonsson, Iceland (16 years and 251 days)
Until the arrival of almost cadet Ødegaard, the record was in the hands of the player who made his debut at Iceland 16 zamarra years with absolute Iceland vs. Malta. Since then it has rained a lot, it was in 1983 and his record was in force for 31 years and 2 months.
3- Levan Kenya, Georgia (16 years and 325 days)
Levan Kenia's career (18 October 1990) It has not registered so far except major events passing through the Bundesliga. But nevertheless, It is on the lists of football history to debut 16 years in the national team, Georgia. Was the 8 September 2007 in a match against Ukraine.
4- Daniel Frick, Liechtenstein (17 years and 79 days)
Perhaps it debut in Liechtenstein where members are amateurs may not seem a great achievement but numbers are numbers and Daniel Frick debuted 6 September 1995 against Latvia.
5-Ronny Büchel, Liechtenstein (17 years and 82 days)
Another player selecting the small European country enters this list. Büchel, for only 3 days, He could not take his compatriot's record Frick. The fact that if, It happened four years later. It was in 1999 to Portugal.
Other players recognized today that debuted early so were the Welshman Gareth Bale who made the 7 October 2010 at the age of 17 years and 83 days and Belgian Romelu Lukaku it did in 2010 with 17 years and 113 days. The youngest Spanish in doing so was Angel Zubieta who did 17 years and 9 months 1935.