Enzo Fernández: from not appearing in the World Cup album to being the best young player

After Argentina’s triumph in the World Cup Qatar 2022 Enzo Fernández has been declared the best young player during the award ceremony at the age of 21. He played for River six months ago and did not appear in the album of the international contest, but this time he was a key player in the selection.

“Winning a World Cup with my country is priceless; I will never forget this moment in my life, because I am also with my whole family”, Fernández said in a statement to TyC Sports after winning the match against France.

Enzo Fernandez He is a 21-year-old Argentine soccer player who works as a mixed midfielder. He was formed in the minor divisions of the River Plate club, in which he made his debut in 2019.

He then joined the Defensa y Justicia club, the team with which he won the Copa Sudamericana in 2020 and the Recopa Sudamericana in 2021. That same year he returned to River Plate and began to start.

After his good level in the strip team, the midfielder was sold to Benfica of Portugal for a value of 12 million euros, according to the Transfermarkt portal, and now his value has increased to 15 million euros.

Despite the fact that he started in the World Cup matches as a substitute, the Argentine midfielder was able to earn his place in the starting lineup and also became a key in Albiceleste’s path to the title, as he left his mark when he scored in the 2-0 draw. against Mexico in the group stage.