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Martin Odegaard shows his new colours after signing a six-year contract with Real Madrid, which will see the 16-year-old paid an initial €100,000 a week

Martin Odegaard shows his new colours after signing a six-year contract with Real Madrid, which will see the 16-year-old paid an initial €100,000 a week

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Martin Odegaard shows his new colours after signing a six-year contract with Real Madrid, which will see the 16-year-old paid an initial €100,000 a week

Real Madrid have released a video of new signing Martin Odegaard in action and he looks a class act.

The 16-year-old attacking midfielder was unveiled to the media yesterday at a press conference at the Bernabeu after completing his €3m transfer to the European champions.

Odegaard visited other top European clubs in the past few months, including Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Bayern Munich, before agreeing a six-year deal with Real, which will see him paid an initial €100,000 a week

Odegaard, who is the first Norwegian to have signed for Real, will train with the first team but is expected to play most of his games for the club's second team, Castilla.

Real have enormous expectations of Odegaard, who broke a continental record that had stood for 31 years by becoming the youngest player to compete in a European Championship qualifier last September when he played at age 15 in a 2-1 win over Bulgaria.

Odegaard's father, who is a qualified coach, has also joined Real and will work with their youth team.

Watch him in action here:

Irish Independent