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:
Is it possible to feel sorry for a 16-year-old who is reportedly earning up to £80,000-a-week in salary and bonuses? A 16-year-old who has already ensured he will earn enough cash to retire on even if injury denies him the chance to ever kick another ball in anger? A 16-year-old living out his dream by playing for the biggest football club in the world?