14-year-old boy wonder tipped to be next greatest footballer

14-year-old boy wonder tipped to be next greatest footballer

Xavi Simons is nothing short of a child prodigy at soccer and it is no surprise that he plays for Barcelona. The 14-year-old soccer whiz already has a sizable social media presence and has just reached 1-million followers on Instagram.

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He has his own team that handles his online presence and the attention he has received is nothing short of phenomenal. There are some people already betting on the boy have a spot in the Barcelona senior team as soon as he is old enough.

Simons has already had the pleasure of meeting namesake and Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez.

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Briefly.co.za learned that Mino Raiola has been linked with the boy, Raiola is an agent that manages some of the biggest names in football such as Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marco Verratti. The agent was seen watching the boy wonder play at Barcelona's training grounds according to givemesport.com.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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