Tonight, Mats Daehli made his first appearance for Norway’s U21s squad in a 2-1 victory over Russia despite being only 17 years old.
He came on just after the hour mark and impressed in his 30 minute cameo against a tiring ten man Russian side, especially considering he was the youngest player on the pitch.
Daehli only received the call-up after being heavily involved in Norway’s U19s 3-2 victory over Turkey earlier in the week and it has certainly been an impressive few days for the youngster.
Hailed as one of the greatest talents to come out of Norway, expectations are sky high for Daehli and what he can possibly achieve.
Speaking to VG Nett after the game, Daehli said: “This was really fun. It was important that we grinded out the victory.”
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