“Not all records are made to be broken”. A maxim, borrowed from Karl Malone, still unknown to Mathys tel. Transferred to Bayern Munich for € 28.5 million, bonus included, during the last summer transfer window, this young 17-year-old striker, trained at the Stade Rennais, in fact had a sparkling debut with his new colors and the idea of wiping out everything in its path hardly seems to scare him. Aligned, for the first time, in the eleven holders of the Rekordmeister against Viktoria Cologne (3-0, 3 per club) during the first round of the German Cup, on 31 August the native of Sarcelles had already marked his morale. Decisive on a nice curled shot, he had thus become the youngest goalscorer of the Munich club in the competition. And this weekend, Bayern’s new nugget made a little more of the club’s history.
Present at kick-off in Julian Nagelsmann’s 4-4-2, when he received VfB Stuttgart (2-2) on Matchday 6 of the Bundesliga, he became notably the youngest player to make a name for himself in the league. Thirsty for records and ready to do anything to shine in Bavaria, the French U17 international didn’t stop there. At 17 years and 136 days, he too became the top scorer in Bayern’s history in the league, dethroning his teammate Jamal Musiala (17 years and 205 days in September 2020). Found by Alphonso Davies, the Bavarian number 39 fixed Florian Müller with a clear recovery and then made the 75,000 spectators present at the Allianz-Arena cheer. A first historian congratulated by Hasan Salihamidzic, Bayern’s sporting director.
Nobody had realized such a thing!
“He is 17 but has qualities that few people in the world have. In my opinion you are the best talent in Europe in this position. He has the potential and the instinct to be great. “said the leader of the German club, a Sport1before adding: “In training he shows a lot of desire. He has all the skills necessary to establish himself at the highest levels. If he continues to take the opportunity and tap into his enormous potential, he will have a great future. “. A laudatory speech confirmed by his coach, Julian Nagelsmann. “What I like most about Mathys is that she is not afraid of anything. He is full of confidence, he likes to provoke his direct opponents one on one, and if he ever does too much in training, his teammates bring him back very quickly..
– Who is Mathys Tel, Bayern Munich’s new nugget?
Still too little served by its partners, Tel still stands out as one of the revelations of this start of the season. In the midst of Sadio Mané, Kingsley Coman, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sané, Thomas Müller or even Jamal Musiala, the European U17 champion is already impressing and the Munich crowd is not mistaken. Acclaimed when he came out on time, Saturday afternoon, his first releases confirm, in any case, the ambitious speech he made on his arrival in Bavaria. “FC Bayern are one of the best teams in the world. I am looking forward to this great challenge and I will give everything for this club. “. Across the Rhine, Mathys Tel is well launched. And for him, one thing is certain, records are meant to be broken. No offense to the emblematic Utah Jazz strong forward.
Born April 27, 2005 🗓️
Mathys Tel is now our youngest ever scorer in the Bundesliga 💎
– FC Bayern Munich (@FCBayernEN) September 10, 2022