17-year-old Marc Guiu scored after 23 seconds on his Barcelona debut. Marc Guiu is the youngest player in Barcelona history to score on his debut.
Marc Guiu Paz (born 4 January 2006) is a Spanish professional footballer from Granollers,Spain who plays as a striker for Barcelona Atlètic. He is 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Barcelona’s Marc Guiu netted the matchwinner against Athletic Bilbao with just his second touch in senior football and had only been on the pitch a matter of 23 seconds.
His family were in the crowd to watch his debut, and couldn’t hold back the tears.
Frenkie de Jong and Robert Lewandowski’s reaction after 17-year-old Marc Guiu scored his first Barcelona goal is so wholesome.
Barça did not register Marc Guiu in the Champions League squad list, but the club would be able to register him 12 hours before an upcoming match. Barça already doing the paperwork to include Marc Guiu in the Champions League B list, there is room to do so until 24 hours before the game. It will happen without a problem.
At the final whistle, the whole Barca team went to congratulate 17-year-old Marc Guiu who scored the winner on his debut. Joao Cancelo to Marc Guiu: “You have to buy us dinner. You have to get us McDonalds.”
Marc Guiu: “All of the youngsters, we’re doing our best to help Barcelona in difficult financial times. Me, Fermin, Lamine, Gavi…
Marc Guiu: “Xavi had told me to be ready, that I would get my chance. I’ve dreamed of this moment for almost every night of my life.””I haven’t looked at my phone yet, but I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to sleep tonight. “My teammates told me to enjoy this moment. I won’t be able to sleep tonight. “Ronald Araujo is the one that helped me the most in giving me confidence.”
Marc Guiu and Lamine Yamal were Spain’s top scorers in the Euro U17 tournament held this summer, scoring (4) goals each.
Marc Guiu is currently the most viewed player on Transfermarkt even though he doesn’t have any registered market value.
Xavi on Marc Guiu: “He has an eye for goal, he’s talented. I like him a lot”. Although he’s only 17, I think Marc Guiu is ready. It’s time to bet on these players.”
“Given our injuries, we have to look at what we have at home and there is a lot of talent”.
“Marc Guiu’s face on the bench didn’t look scared. He was looking at me with the ‘coach, put me on!’ face. I saw that he was ready and I subbed him in. You can tell that he can score goals, and everything went well. I’m so happy.”
“The club trusted me when I was only 17 years old. Now I decided to trust Marc Guiu and he gave us the win.”
Xav: “I personally like Marc Guiu. I’ve always said that I have no problem looking at La Masia players. You have to give them trust. When you see that the kid is ready, you take him to the playground.”
Iñigo Martinez: “Marc Guiu has been training with us since the start of the season. He deserved this and we’re very happy for him.”
Marc Guiu started the game at 44k followers on Instagram.
Now he has 530K followers!