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The incredibly talented striker came in 85 Minute against Hertha Berlin from the bank to replace Erling Haaland – with the eyes of the football world on him

With his short cameo, the German child prodigy became the youngest German professional footballer of all time November was only 16 years old

His debut in a 5-2 win came after the Bundesliga changed the age rating rules to allow players under the age of 16.5 to play

And there is every chance that he could break another record after he was accepted into the Dortmund Champions League squad in October

The German team will face Club Bruges on Tuesday If he shows up, he’ll be the youngest player in the Champions League

Moukoko’s performance tonight was widely anticipated and has been one since he was 12 Year of life excellent for the tip

Incredibly, Moukoko is so good that the Bundesliga changed their age rating rules to let him play

But the waves caused by Moukoko’s rapid ascent were so big that they have now been reduced to only 16

In anticipation of his German debut, the Live Wire striker also trained with Lucien Favre’s first team

The original Dortmund record was set by Nuri Sahin in 2005 when he made his debut at 16 years, 11 months and one day – before playing for Real Madrid and Liverpool

The German teenager, who signed a 10-year boot deal with Nike worth £ 9million in 2019, stunned observers at such a young age at his incredible abilities

At the age of only 12 the teenager Moukoko played for the Dortmund U17 and the Germans U16

He’s scored a staggering 90 goals in 56 games for the under-17s before hitting 34-20 for the under-19s this season – despite starting the season at the age of 14

The club legend and youth boss Lars Ricken, who was awarded the Champions League, spoke to the German newspaper Bild about the rapid rise of Moukoko

“He has scored a lot of goals, is very curious, hungry for success, hardworking and always has a smile that sets him apart,” he said

Such a success, however, quickly ran into doubts about his age, even within his own club

Dortmund’s U23 coach Timo Preus said: “With Youssoufa, I can imagine that his age was only guessed

“Maybe he’s a year or two older in reality, but for sure he’s not 17 It’s very difficult for him

Moukoko’s father Joseph, however, had to insist that his son be as old as he claims – even if he refuses to be drawn into the tidal wave of excitement surrounding the boy

“Immediately after his birth I registered him at the German consulate in Yaounde. We have a German birth certificate

Dortmund has a rich legacy of bleeding top-notch youth from youth to first team

The impressive Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic appeared in 2016 as a 17-year-old under Thomas Tuchel

And more recently, Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho and Gio Reyna have got fans to stand up and draw attention to their abilities

The 14-year-old BVB prodigy Youssoufa Moukoko scored two goals after the U17 victory on Wednesday, followed by a famous celebration ⭐️💎 BildTwittercom / 2ag5LHCTFa

The German giants also spent around £ 30 million on Birmingham City starlet Jude Bellingham, who herself only turned 17 in June

Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said of Moukoko last November: “He’s an outstanding talent and we want him to learn how to train and play with adults”

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