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What’s next for Paolo Medina, the young Mexican who was a Real Madrid youth squad

Defender Paolo Medina was trained in the Real Madrid youth academy, but never made his debut with the 'Merengue' club. Since he was 18 years

What’s next for Paolo Medina, the young Mexican who was a Real Madrid youth squad


Defender Paolo Medina was trained in the Real Madrid youth academy, but never made his debut with the ‘Merengue’ club. Since he was 18 years old he went to other teams, he was even in Mexican soccer for a couple of seasons. Today Paolo is still in European football at 23 years old, looking for a new opportunity to shine.

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In mid-2021, Medina signed with Logroñés in Spain. Despite the good performance that he had with the club, he did not renew the agreement that he had for one year. Now the mexican will have a new challenge in his career, with FC Hermannstadtin the first division of Romania.

Paolo Medina’s career

Paolo’s journey in football began in the best way. Although he was born in Mexico, his first experience as a professional was in the Real Madrid. He arrived at the basic forces of the group ‘Merengue’ in 2009 and managed to ascend little by little.

He came to play the UEFA Youth League and was a teammate of Luca Zidane. His beginnings were so promising that she even appeared on the list of the 2017 Golden Boy nominees.

However, in the same 2017 Benfica signed the player for their basic forces, but never managed to reach the first team. A year later the Rayados de Monterrey incorporated him into their U-20 team, but he did not get to play with the official squad either.

His first minutes as a professional came in Monarcas Morelia. He debuted in Liga MX in 2019. He only played 7 games with Morelia and managed to distribute an assist.

In 2020 he returned to Europe, to play with the Panetolikos from Greece. A year later to Spain, with Logroñés. For the 2022-23 season, the Mexican will play in the Romanian league with FC Hermannstadt.

This is how the Mexican career goes Paul Medinawho started as a youth squad for Real Madrid.