The cracks of the future: Alejandro Garnacho (2004)

His name invites to be remembered because he promises to be one of the footballers who will give a lot to talk about during the next decade. Alejandro Garnacho Ferreira is a 17-year-old boy who, from Atlético de Madrid, came to the quarry of the Man Utd at the end of 2020 and this Wednesday he was the star of the ‘red devils’ youth team that defeated the Nottingham Forest at the end of the FA Youth Cup. Nothing more and nothing less than 67,492 spectators witnessed in Old Trafford a 3-1 in which grenache signed a double and was chosen as ‘MVP’.

The hobby of Man Utd, Fed up with the lack of competitiveness of her first team, she flocked to see the youth eager for joy. Y grenache was visited from Cristiano Ronaldo to give the ‘red devil’ fans a joy. He got into character so much that he even emulated the Portuguese by celebrating one of his goals with the already unmistakable ‘Siuuuh’ from ‘CR7’.

grenache He is a skilled and electric player with the ability to play on both flanks, although he usually does so on the left looking for the inside diagonal as his right leg is his good one. He is one of those who has the play in mind before receiving the ball and dominates a number of registers to become a nightmare for opposing defenders.

For all that has been said, it is one of the great hopes for the coming years of a Man Utd in whose first team he has already made his debut, promising to gain a foothold sooner rather than later.

Born in Madrid Although his mother was Argentine, he played in the lower categories of Spain until the U-18 but at the beginning of this 2022 he decided to change the ‘Roja’ for the Albiceleste, with which he has played a match in the U-20 category. He still has time to reverse said decision, but everything indicates that in the future he will defend the colors of Argentina and not from Spain.