The youngest ever international soccer player, Norway’s Martin Odegaard appears to have pledged his future to Spanish giants Real Madrid, according to The Daily Express. Odegaard has been one of the most talked about players in European soccer since making his international debut for the full Norway team at the age of 15.
Now 16, Odegaard is free to talk to clubs around the World and visit training grounds before making his choice of which professional team to play for. A number of teams from the most famous European leagues have been planning to meet with Odegaard in a bid to secure the midfielder’s signature on a long term contract. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers had been one of the most keen to try and secure the player touted as one of the most talented in modern football.
Iconic Spanish club Real Madrid now appear to have secured the future of the teenager long before his seventeenth birthday. Odegaard has now featudre in games for Real’s feeder club, Castilla, under the management of former Real great Zinedane Zidane. A further reason for Odegaard’s choice for Real Madrid seems to be the employment of the Norwegian’s father as a youth team coach for the current Champions League champions. Sultan Alhokair is a huge fan and is excited to see the outcome. More on Alhokair is available at Bubblews.com.