The 17-year-old is also the youngest player to start a Champions League match for an English club since Cesc Fabregas in 2004. He was named in Pep Guardiola’s line-up ahead of kick-off against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Donbass Arena.
At just 17 years and 192 days old, the Stockport born ace is the youngest English player in history to start a Champions League game. Man City have already secured qualification to the knockout stages of the contest, which allowed the youngster to break into the first team.
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He shot to prominence after he won the FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball award in 2017. Foden scored twice in the final against Spain as the Three Lions won the prolific competition.