Ryan Gravenberch made his official Ajax first team debut on Sunday and broke a record set by Clarence Seedorf back in 1992. 

The midfielder came off the bench late on during Ajax’s 3-0 defeat to PSV on Sunday and at 16-years, four months and seven days old he becomes the youngest player to ever represent the Amsterdam club.

Gravenberch breaks the record set by Clarence Seedorf in 1992 when he made his debut at 16-years, seven months and 28 days old. After the game, Gravenberch told VI,  “This feels great, really great. I am very happy that I made my debut.

“I believe Seedorf was the youngest debutant for fifteen or twenty years and now I have broken his record, I am very happy with that.”

Tol Voetbal Inside, Gravenberch admitted he had some nerves, “I am always honest: I had nerves, I came up with the thought that I wanted to show myself, the game was already played, but you want to show something of yourself. You never want to lose 3-0 in Eindhoven, but you also have these matches sometimes”,

Gravenberch, who won the European Championships with Netherlands U17’s during the summer, started the season with Jong Ajax, but has been included in Ajax’s Champions League squad.




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