Ghanaian-born Myron Boadu has become the youngest player to ever score for the Netherlands since Ryan Babel in 2005 after netting on his debut in the Oranges’ 5-0 romping of Estonia on Tuesday.
The 18-year-old AZ Alkmaar gangling goal merchant cemented the win for Ronald Koeman’s side with a superlative strike in the 87th minute.
At 18 years and 309 days, Boadu is the youngest player to score for the Netherlands since Ryan Babel in 2005.
The debutante completed the scoring after latching on to Kevin Strootman’s through ball.
Boadu, who has been a target for the West African powerhouse, opted to respond to a call-up from Ronald Koeman to play for the European side.
Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah engaged the 14-goal AZ Alkmaar to choose to play for the Black Stars but he told the soft-spoken coach that he is not ready to play his side.
On Tuesday the exciting striker used the opportunity from Koeman to demonstrate his quality as he scored the fifth goal for Netherlands in their 5-0 win over Estonia.