Borussia Dortmund’s 14-year-old wonderkid Youssoufa Moukoko ‘signs 10-year €10m deal with Nike’
Borussia Dortmund’s 14-year-old wonderkid Youssoufa Moukoko has signed a lucrative sponsorship deal with Nike, reports claim.
The youngster has been making waves for BVB Under-17s this season, netting an extraordinary 36 goals in 21 games this term.
His remarkable form has seen him earn a sponsorship deal that the world’s top athletes could only dream of, making him a millionaire before his 15th birthday.
German newspaper Bild claim Moukoko has already received €1million from the deal – and depending on how his progression in football develops the teenager could pocket up to €9million more.
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Moukoko cannot legally make his senior debut for Dortmund’s senior side until he turns 16 in November next year.
The striker, who was born in Cameroon, joined the books of the Bundesliga title challengers in 2016 from Hamburg-based club St Pauli.
He made his debut for the German Under-16s aged just 12, and has since netted three goals in four games for youth national side.
However he has not yet been chosen to represent the Under-17s, with coach Michael Feichtenbeine preferring to protect him from too much media attention at such a young age.
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“The interest in Youssoufa has not always been easy for the player and those around him,” Feichtenbeiner told website Sportbuzzer last November.
“With his individual development and the wishes of family in mind, we have decided not to pick him for the Under-17s.”
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