That goal made him the youngest goalscorer in La Liga, at 16 years 289 days. Iker Muniain has been breaking records this year, becoming Bilbao's youngest debutant as well as youngest goalscorer. His introduction to the football world seem to draw parallels to Wayne Rooney's own journey in the English Premier League.
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His development will be worth watching and his prodigious talents should be nurtured by a father figure. Wayne Rooney was fortunate to have Sir Alex Ferguson mould him into the determined and motivated competitor with medals to show. 17-year old Jack Wilshere's progressive introduction into the rigours of senior football is carefully planned by the professorial Arsene Wenger.
If interested, Barcelona's Pep Guardiola could be the man to bring the best out of Iker Muniain. What do you think? Could Iker Muniain, given time, become the world's best footballer?