Doha ∙ A talent that will vibrate football fields in the future – this is the epitome for Gavi who controlled the game in the Spanish midfield. Gavi, who shined as Spain’s teenage star at the Qatar World Cup, has won the hearts of football fans. 18-year-old Gavi is the youngest player to play for Spain and the youngest player to score a goal.
Gavi is now in the news not only on the field but also outside. Gavi is named after 17-year-old Leonor, a princess of Spain. The Spanish media released the news that Gavi’s jersey was signed and bought by Leonor out of admiration for the star. Social media also took over the information. King Felipe VI of Qatar received Gavi’s jersey in person in Spain’s dressing room. King Felipe is very close to the Qatari royal family.
The king came directly to Spain’s dressing room to congratulate them for winning the first match of the World Cup. Spain won the match against Costa Rica by 7 goals to none. Gavi scored the fifth goal in the match. Pictures of the King being presented with the Gavi jersey have surfaced. According to Spanish media, Gavi signed Leonor’s bespoke jersey and the two are in love.
Gavi, who plays for Barcelona in club football, joined the Spain national team as a central midfielder in November 2021. Gavi, who debuted against Italy in the UEFA Nations League semi-final, now forms the backbone of the Spanish midfield alongside Pedri. Gavi, who came to Barca from Real Betis in 2015, was promoted to the senior team by the time he played 2 matches for the youth team. He won the Kopa Trophy and Golden Boy Award for Best Young Actor this year.
English Summary: Crown Princess of Spain has supposed crush on Barcelona starlet Gavi