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Liga MX: The 5 youngest Mexicans to emigrate to European soccer

Little by little the Mexican player is finding more ground in European football. The transfers of several players arising from the Liga MX he


Little by little the Mexican player is finding more ground in European football. The transfers of several players arising from the Liga MX heading to the old continent. In the last hours, Santiago Gimenez is shaping up to be the next item to go, as talks between Cruz Azul and Feyenoord are advanced.

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That is why below we will introduce you to the 5 youngest Mexican players to emigrate to European soccer. It is worth mentioning that this list does not include the names of Giovani do Santos or Marcelo Flores, because although they signed the 16 and 17 years respectively, they did not start their career in Mexican soccer.

Joa Maleck – Porto (18 years old)

After convincing and staying in Santos, João Maleck participated in the Sub 20 of the Warriors and achieved score 6 goals in 22 games. For this reason, the porto offered a transfer to take it for 10 months. In Portugal it was registered with the Under 19.

Raúl Gudiño – Porto (18 years old)

Yes ok, Gudino He began his career in the lower Chivas, the goalkeeper could not debut with the ‘Herd’, since after the tournament Under 20 that was played in Texas, the Porto he ended up taking it. It was at the end of 2014 when he debuted with the B team in the Second division.

Jesus Alcantar – Sporting (18 years old)

So far, the ‘Pogba’ Alcantar remains one of the youngest players to emigrate to European football. In days past the Sporting Lisbon announced the transfer of the player with option to buy. Although, a few days after having debited in the maximum circuit of the mexican soccer with necaxa, the defender showed qualities that without a doubt they drew attention.

Diego Lainez – Betis (18 years old)

After becoming champion of the Opening 2018 with the Eagles of Americawhere he also served as an important part of the starting team, Lainez left for Betis in Spain. At that time the verdiblancos paid close to $14 million for the transfer of the attacker, transfer that until now remains one of the highest in the history of the MX League.

Eugenio Pizzuto – Lille (18 years old)

In 2020 Pizza made his first appearance in the maximum circuit of Mexican soccer with the Tuzos from Pachuca. And although the beginning was complicated, due to the spectacular injury he had in his debutthat did not prevent so that once the Lille of France I bet to take it alone a few months later of that event.

Alejandro Gómez – Boavista (18 years old)

A barely three months having debuted with the first team of Atlas in the MX Cupthe red and black decided to help the player from the feurope soccer. The Boavista from Portugal It was the team that requested the loan of the young defender.

Carlos Vela – Arsenal (16 years old)

So far the youngest element to leave for Europe is still Carlos candle. Unlike the rest, the ‘Bombardero’ did not have the opportunity to debut in the highest circuit of Mexican soccer. However, due to his performances with the Mexican team in the U17 World Cupthe Arsenal took Vela of the rows of Chivas.