Yousuf Demir, in the past several years Barcelona legends who have worn the number 11 shirt include Carles Rezak, Tsiki Begiristain, Rivaldo and Neymar. And with a new No. 11 successor coming in, 18-year-old midfielder Yusuf Demir, in
the transfer window last summer, Barca signed the Austrian winger on a one-year loan from Rapid Vienna. Season and has the option to buy him permanently next season for a fee of 10 million euros.
Demir has been nicknamed. “Messi of Austria” due to a style of play similar to Lionel Messi is left-foot as well. They have great speed and agility when moving with the ball. They also survive when the rivals dominate well.
Yusuf Demir also has a family and relatives who are footballers with his younger brother Furkan Demir. He’s in Rapid Vienna’s youth team, while Berge Kouvet and his cousin Kerim Koufett. Also playing in Austria,
Demir made 38 appearances for Rapid Vienna’s first team, scoring nine goals. And providing four assists and playing for the Austrian senior team for the first time. Last March Including being nominate for this year’s “Golden Boy” award Demir is initially just a player in Barca’s reserve team. But Ronald Koeman Hey current coach Impress with the form of playing during the pre-season in the past. Therefore decided to be promote to become a player in the first team immediately.
make demir became the second Austrian footballer. After Hans Crankel to be in the first team of Azulgrana has also been given the number 11 shirt after Ousmane Dembele. Who has switch to the number 7 shirt this season
since becoming a first-team player at the Camp. P Nou Demir has always shown professionalism. Starting from the pre-season Scored a goal against Stuttgart He quickly grew from the reserves to the first team.
In the second La Liga game of the 2021/22 season against Athletic Bilbao. Demir got the opportunity to feature as a second-half substitute. Became the second youngest foreign player to play his first match for Barca After Lionel Messi in 2004