The Portuguese national team can boast a number of young players like Rafael Leao, Nuno Mendes or Vitinha who will ensure years of success, but looking further ahead, in the under-17 group In particular, one player has captured all the reflectors: Giovanni Kunda.
Born in Guinea-Bissau in 2007, Kunda is one of the greatest players in Portuguese football and his presence was highlighted during the last edition of the Costa Calida Super Cup.There he not only won the title of best player of the tournament, but also left a postcard inviting him to dream about his football future.
The Portuguese team faced the local teams of Spain, England and Morocco in the competition, but it was against the African team that the forward scored an unforgettable goal for everyone.
As Diego Armando Maradona did in 1986, Kunda received the ball from midfield and did not lose the ball at any point, dribbling past as many as seven players. Score an impressive goal that quickly goes viral on social media.
Unsurprisingly, Kunda was the most eye-catching figure in the match, with a 6-0 win over Morocco confirming the previous 3-2 victory over England, followed by a 4-1 victory over Iberia .
The 16-year-old currently plays for Sporting Lisbon and plays for the Portuguese Football Reserves, although after so many years of training, a number of clubs may also be interested in acquiring the right winger.
either way Portugal celebrates the birth of a new figure as Cristiano Ronaldo’s days with the team are numbered 39 years.
Watch Kunda’s great goal here: