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The Barcelona midfielder Gavi becomes Spain’s youngest-ever international. What were you doing at the age of 17 years 62 days?




Gavi was born in 2004. yes, 2004.

Gavi was born in 2004. yes, 2004. Photograph: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

The Italy manager Roberto Mancini prefers Alessandro Bastoni at centre-back, with Giorgio Chiellini on the bench.

Italy (4-3-3) Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Bastoni, Emerson; Barella, Jorginho, Verratti; Chiesa, Bernadeschi, Insigne.
Substitutes: Sirigu, Meret, Chiellini, Calabria, Locatelli, L Pellegrini, Raspadori, Berardi, Dimarco, Acerbi, Cristante, Kean.

Spain (4-3-3) Simon; Azpilicueta, Laporte, Pau Torres, Alonso; Koke, Busquets, Gavi; Sarabia, Ferran Torres, Oyarzabal.
Substitutes: de Gea, Sanchez, Inigo Martinez, Bryan Gil, Pino, Sergi Roberto, Eric Garcia, Reguilon, Pedro Porro, Rodri, Fornals, Merino.

Referee Sergei Karasev (Russia).

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Gavi starts. Wow.


October 6, 2021



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