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Valeri Bojinov

 

Position         : Forward

Date of birth : 15 February, 1986

Team              : Lecce (Italy)

Nationality     : Bulgaria

Notes              : Became the youngest foreign player ever to play in Serie A at the age of fifteen in January 2002, coming off the bench for Lecce against Brescia. Only four players have ever played at a younger age in Serie A. He joined Lecce at thirteen from Maltese side Pieta Hotspurs. He scored thirty-seven goals for the youth team in his first season. He was eligible for Italy but decided to play for Bulgaria.

 

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