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Lamine Yamal: Scoring Messi-esque Golazos and Breaking Barcelona Records at 16 Years Old

Lamine Yamal, 16, scored a game-changing goal for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey, making history as the youngest scorer.

Sixteen-year-old Lamine Yamal made a huge impact for Barcelona in their Copa del Rey quarterfinal match against Athletic Club, scoring a stunning goal to give his team a 2-1 lead before halftime. This historic goal made Yamal the youngest player ever to score for Barcelona in the competition.

Yamal's goal came in the 32nd minute after receiving a pass from Jules Kounde on the right wing. He embarked on a remarkable run, weaving through the opposition defense before unleashing a powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area that found the back of the net.

This goal was crucial for Barcelona, as they had fallen behind just a minute into the game when Gorka Guruzeta scored for Athletic Club. Robert Lewandowski equalized for Barcelona in the 26th minute, and Yamal's goal completed their comeback, giving them a 2-1 lead at halftime. Despite Athletic Club's efforts to level the score in the second half, the match ended in a 2-2 draw.

Yamal's performance highlights his potential, as he has now scored three goals in his debut season for Barcelona. Not only is he the youngest player to score for Barcelona, but he also holds the record for the youngest goal scorer in Spanish Super Cup and La Liga history.

Barcelona's season has been filled with both triumphs and setbacks, with the team currently trailing La Liga leaders Girona by eight points and suffering a devastating defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. However, they are still in contention for the Copa del Rey and have their sights set on a successful run in the Champions League. Yamal's emergence as a young talent provides hope for the team's future success.

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