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Watch 7-Year-Old Real Madrid Signee in Action

Real Madrid signed seven-year-old Leonel Coira to a youth development contract.
Are we really to believe that this little guy is already showing signs of developing into the next Lionel Messi? Maybe that's too far of a stretch, but the kid has some skills. Even in this brief clip, it's evident he's no typical second-grader.

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Flashwave_UK1941d ago

wow wats this world comming to soon they will be signing babies.

Snakefist301941d ago

Barca signed an American 10 year old as well. This is a common practice in La Liga, not insane at all.

theEx1Le1941d ago

Yep, they sign them younger to nurture the talent, thus creating exceptional footballers.

FlashXIII1941d ago

@theEx1LE

yeah and then for English clubs to poach them for next to nothing then resell them on when they're older for 40m!

Snakefist301941d ago (Edited 1941d ago )

@FlashXIII

Wenger does that alot lol!

Anderson81941d ago

they dont sing the contract wise they just accept them into their academy.. you have to be a certain age before you can be tied down by a contract in europe i think its like 16-17

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zero_cool1941d ago

Another star in the making is born let's see how far he gets in his career!