One of the hottest young properties in world football, Martin Odegaard signed for Real Madrid yesterday and club has confirmed the news via their official website while Odegaard will be presented to the fans and media on Thursday. Odegaard was on kind of european tour where he visited teams like Manchester United, Liverpool in England and than Real Madrid in a hope to seal a deal for himself and Real Madrid managed to convince the 16-year old to sign for the club and promised a great future.
With new Real Madrid contract Odegaard will become the highest paid youngster in world football with an alleged salary of around £80,000 a week while Real Madrid paid £2.3million (3million euros) to Stromsgodset for his services.
|AGE||CONTRACT||WEEKLY SALARY||TRANSFER FEE PAID|
|16||5 year (2015-2019)||£80,000 a week||£2.3 million|
Martin Odegaard Presentation:
He has agreed personal terms with the club and transfer is about to be completed subject to medical and he will be revealed at the real madrid’s training base just outside Madrid city. Real Madrid has not revealed any financial terms but according to sources in Spain he will get a bumber deal which will surely make him highest paid under 20 footballer in the world.
Here is what Cristiano Ronaldo has to say about Odegaard:
Here are some fun facts about Martin Odegaard so far in his career and he is just 16 year old.
- Made his debut in the Norwegian top-flight at the tender age of just 15 year old.
- He started his first full international match with Norway against UAE (Friendly) in August 2014 at the age of just 15 years and 253, making a world record and becoming youngest international in history of football.
- He also played his first competitive international match in the UEFA Euro qualifier against Bulgaria.
- Signs 5 year deal with Real Madrid with weekly salary rumoured to be £80,000 a week, making him highest paid under-19 player in the world.