Francesco Camarda’s story seems to add another remarkable chapter with each passing week, and today’s UEFA Youth League game against Newcastle United was no exception.
Camarda’s goal against Sassuolo at the weekend was the first scored by a 2008-born player in the entire Primavera. Accustomed to shining under age, the 15-year-old scored over 400 goals in the youth sectors, and now he has made another big contribution.
During today’s Youth League match against Newcastle at the PUMA House of Football – his debut in the competition – Camarda scored two goals in the opening 26 minutes including a penalty and a tidy finish through on goal.
At 15 years and 195 days, he became the youngest Italian to have scored in the Youth League. The previous record was set by Fabrizio Caligara at 16 years 190 days, in Lyon versus Juventus back in 2016.
There are some really high hopes for Camarda, who seems to have found the step up no problem so far.