Is Lamine Yamal really 19 years old and what is his real age and birthday

Is Lamine Yamal really 19 years old and what is his real age and birthday

Upcoming Barcelona starlet Lamine Yamal was recently accused of faking his age, find out more about him and his real age

Following the accusations, online discussions have been going around suggesting that he could be, in fact, closer to 20.

Is Lamine Yamal really 19 years old and what is his real age and birthday as memes go viral on Twitter/X

Notably, the teenager has been nothing short of impressive this season, having already made 13 goal contributions in 37 appearances.

Lamine Yamal accused of faking age

The accusations around Lamine started after an old newspaper article, allegedly from 2015, showed Yamal was already 10 years old at the time, despite the claims that he was born in 2007. An X/Twitter user named La Liga Frauds posted:

Lamine Yamal has been LYING about his age! Old newspaper confirms he was 10 years old in 2015, meaning this year he will turn 19 and not 17. Barcelona have been committing age fraud!”

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Many have started believing the claims following a picture of the youngster donning Barca’s 15/16 season kit, which allegedly proves that the player is indeed older than 16. However, in reality, the picture is just an old photo from previous years unearthed in a digital archive.

The picture is dated as 2017 in records and not 2015, as claimed. These baseless accusations appear to be the work of a certain fanbase clad in white as they cannot fathom how Yamal could be this good at such a young age.

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Lamine Yamal bio

Lamine Yamal Nasraoui Ebana is a young Spanish professional footballer who was born on July 13, 2007 in the Municipality of Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain. He is currently 16 years old and plays as a right winger for La Liga club Barcelona as well as the Spanish national team. Yamal is arguably one of the best young players in the football world. Yamal is also one of the biggest prospects for La Masia at the moment. His amazing football talent at such a young age has left a lot of doubters questioning him.

Height and weight

Lamine Yamal stands at a height of 1.78 m and roughly weighs around 72 kg.

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Nationality

Interestingly, while Lamine Yamal may be a Spanish citizen, he has Equatorial Guinean and Moroccan roots.

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