With 16 years and 6 days, the footballer
(03-14-2005) has become
the player younger to debut with the first team of Sporting de Portugal. His debut was triumphant and ended in tears of emotion. Now I could dethrone Cristiano as the youngest to score with Lisbon.
With the match still to be decided, since “the lions” won 1-0 at Vitória de Guimaraes, in the minute 84 Ruben Amorim gave the young Dário Essugo, who last Sunday had turned 16 years old, onto the field.
His entry into the field was most emotional, since he replaced his idol, the international media Joao Mario, with which Dário Essugo had taken a photo years ago that he boasts on his social networks.
When the referee whistled the end of the game and Sporting scored the victory to continue as leader of the Portuguese League, the midfielder of Angolan origin she couldn’t take it anymore and collapsed in a sea of tears.
Quickly, all his companions embraced him, who still did not enter himself with happiness for having fulfilled his big dream to wear your team’s jersey.
He is a very advantageous footballer who plays in the quarry of Alvalade and that he has also made his debut with the U-15 and U-16 teams in Portugal.
So far, he has achieved make history with Sporting, by dethroning the record of Santamaría, who made his debut with the Lisbon club at 16 years, 11 months and 12 days.
Even ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, who played for the first time with the Verdiblanca elastic at 17 years, 6 months and 9 days.
Of course, Dario Essugo still has one year and eight months to score with the first team and dethrone Cristiano Ronaldo, who is the youngest player to score a goal with Sporting, since he did it with 17 years, 8 months and 2 days.
Last Wednesday, Dário Cassia Luís Essugo had signed his first professional contract and now he sees his debut as “the beginning to continue working and help the club to achieve its goals,” as he said at the end of the match.