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Dutch club VVV-Venlo sign 1-year-old child

YouTube videos have led to a number of footballers getting signed by clubs around the world, but this might be the first time it's worked for an 18-month-old. It's very much a publicity stunt, but the popular YouTube clip of young Baerke van der Meij kicking balls into his toy chest caught the attention of relegation-threatened Dutch top flight club VVV-Venlo and prompted the club to sign him to a 10-year professional contract.

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lukie1222005d ago (Edited 2005d ago )

Haha, smart but desperate.

kulka2005d ago

lol doubt he will save them from relagation but who knows maybe he will get them promoted next year :P