A.more often playing a full season with him Barcelona first team followed by a starting role for Spain at Euro 2020, many believed Pedri being called up for La Roja’s Olympic team would be too much for the teenager, but the former the palms starlet is proving to be a talisman for her side.
Despite only coming from the bench in Spain Tokyo olympic games Preparatory match against Japan, the Barcelona midfielder starred for his team, providing the assist for the tying goal in the 1-1 draw.
The teenager entered in the 67th minute, substituting Dani ceballos, and managed to get the team going after a boring hour from a Spanish perspective.
It had intensity and rhythm to a deflated side. Within ten minutes of his entry, he played in Juan Miranda on the left, which then put him on a good cross to Carlos Soler to bring Spain to the level.
Despite being the youngest player in the squad, he plays like the oldest. And that also applies to the senior team.
While there is a lot of talk about his possible tiredness, his willingness to play in every possible game underscores his ambition.
Yes Spain are going to hit gold this summer, it is likely to depend on showings from the Barcelona Golden Boy.