18-year-old AC Milan midfielder scores stunner in epic comeback winPublished October 02, 2016
If you haven’t heard of Manuel Locatelli then it’s time to get acquainted with the youngster. Only 18-years-old, Locatelli is one of the many exciting prodigies emerging in AC Milan’s new side. Along with fellow teenagers like Gianluigi Donnarumma and Davide Calabria, Locatelli is a product of the club’s youth academy.
He chose a convenient time to score his first Serie A goal too. Milan were trailing 3-2 at home to Sassuolo but had momentum after M’Baye Niang pulled a goal back from the spot. Locatelli was in the right place at the right time but the quality of his strike is in doubt.
Waiting at the edge of the box for a Milan corner to be cleared, Locatelli raced in and thumped a first time effort into the top corner to make it 3-3. Milan would go on to win 4-3. Look at what could be a very significant debut goal in the video below.