QUICK FACTS ABOUT BOJAN KRKIC
Spanish footballer BojanKrkic showed a lot of promise while he was breaking into the first team at Barcelona but he was not able to build on the early successes recorded in his football career. BojanKrkic is a product of the famed La Masia Academy and was dubbed the new Lionel Messi while coming through at the Nou Camp but the Spaniard didn't live up to the hype. Apart from Barcelona, BojanKrkic played for other European teams like AS Roma, AC Milan, Stoke City, Alaves, Ajax Amsterdam and Mainz 05.
BojanKrkic signed for Montreal Impact in the Major League Soccer (MLS) last summer after the end of his Stoke City contract. He signed for the Canadian club as a free agent last year. He was one of the best players for Montreal Impact during the just concluded MLS season with the output of four goals plus two assists in 19 games in the league. The one-cap Spanish international forward also contributed one assist in two CONCACAF Champions League games in the colours of Montreal Impact.
Let's take a look at some quick facts about BojanKrkic:
1. BojanKrkic signed his first professional contract at Barcelona at the age of 17 in 2007. He went on to break the record of the great Lionel Messi as the youngest player to feature for Barcelona in the league at the age of 17 years and 19 days. BojanKrkic became theyoungest goalscorer one month later. Current Barcelona player AnsuFati has broken the two records.
2. BojanKrkicwas born in the Catalan city of Barcelona to a Serbian father and a Spanish mother. Serbia tried to convince him to play for their national team but the player rejected their overtures. He choose Spain ahead of Serbia in 2008.