With 17 years is one of the most coveted pieces of the football market. The new Pelé, Crown jewel, maybe the new Romario or the best Ronaldo, That is why they are in the ranks of PSV. This is Zakaria Bakkali, a boy from 17 years, of no more than 1.64 meters that is making people talk in half of Europe for his innate qualities to play football. Fast, powerful, skillful and with an enormous facility to see the door for his great shot from the middle distance, Belgium can already boast of having the perfect complement to the Hazards, Mertens & Co..
Born in Morocco but raised in Liège where he started in the ranks of Standard to take his first steps as a footballer, to the 15 it already was “the best player in the world of that age” and one of the goals of Manchester City and United, always interested in having the best for their quarries. You can say that there have been many young people who promised and then came to nothing - Freddy Adu is the most notable case- but in this case Bakkali is a safe value, a winning horse.
His head is well furnished and the conjunction of talent, physical and psychological aspect is almost perfect. Last day 30 July debuted in the Champions League qualifier with PSV. It is expected that in the next few days, let the Belgian team claim him in the ranks, ensuring a new jewel for many years.
maybe, let's not see it in the next World Cup 2014 where would come of age just released. But be clear that in the World Cup in Russia 2018 will be. And he will do it from a large team. How big is he despite his small stature.