Reuters / Pedro Nunes
Dario Isogo, Sporting Lisbon player, became the youngest player to participate in the domestic soccer league in his history, at only 16 years and six days.
Dario Isogo entered the field in the 84th minute of his club Sporting Lisbon’s match against Vitoria Guimarães (1-0), which brought them together on Saturday, as part of the 24th round of the League.
Isogo snatched the record from Santamaria, who made his debut for Sporting Lisbon first team at the age of 16 years, 11 months and 12 days.
The young Portuguese player’s tears shed as soon as the referee announced the end of the match, the player of Angolan origins was severely affected, after he had fulfilled his dream of defending the first team shirt, and entered the pitch instead of the international midfielder Joao Mario, who considered him an example, and surrounded by his teammates Congratulations on this great personal event for him.
Dario Isogo, in addition, threatens the throne of his fellow countryman, Cristiano Ronaldo, the current top scorer of Juventus, who fought his first match with Sporting at the age of 17 years, six months and nine days, and scored for the first time with them at the age of 17 years, eight months and two days, which made him younger. Player to score in the history of the Portuguese team.
Sporting Lisbon tops the Portuguese league standings, with 64 points, followed by Porto in second place with 54 points.