Lamine Yamal Biography, Parents, Age, Nationality, Position and more

Lamine Yamal is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for FC Barcelona youth team in the Division División de Honor Juvenil de Fútbol.

Lamine Yamal was born on the 13th of July, 2007 to his Moroccan father and Equatoguinean mother in Mataró, Spain.

Full Name Lamine Yamal Nasraoui Ebana
Date of Birth 13 July 2007
Place of Birth Mataro, Spain
Nationality(s)Morocco, Spain, Equitorial Guinea
Profession Footballer
Position Forward
Youth TeamLa Masia (Barcelona)
Current TeamBarcelona
Playing style Goalscoring attacker
Stronger foot Left

Youth Team(s)


Lamine Yamal joined Barcelona’s La Masia academy at the tender of five in 2012 and has played for the club youth sides ever since then. His rare talent saw him promoted to the Juvenile A team of the club for the 2022/2023 season despite being just 15 years of age.

Lamine Yamal talents and exploits for Barcelona youth teams also meant he was noticed by head-coach Xavi Hernandez who invited the winger to train with Barcelona’s first team squad alongside some of his teammates in September, 2022.

Lamine Yamal is yet to sign a professional contract with Barcelona but the talented attacker is already considered the next big talent in the famous La Masia academy that has produced the likes of Pedri and Gavi in recent years.

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International Career

Lamine Yamal is an established member of Spain’s youth setup having been capped numerous times by the U-15 and U-16 squads. He is however also eligible to play for Morocco and Equitorial Guinea through his parents.

Playing style

Lamine Yamal is a deadly left footed attacker with a mesmerising dribbling ability which has earned him the nickname “Mini Messi” due to a striking similarity with the playing style of Argentine legend “Lionel Messi”.
Lamine Yamal primarily plays as a centre forward but can also easily operate on the right wing and attacking midfielder role where he can cause havoc with his lightening pace and dribbling.

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