The youngest competitor in the competition is 18 years old; I know who you are

The Club World Cup started on Tuesday (12) in Saudi Arabia with home team Al-Ittihad's 3-0 victory over New Zealand team Auckland City. A total of seven clubs are taking part in the competition, which allows you to observe the mix between youth and experience among the teams. But finally, who is the youngest player in this edition of the Club World Championship? Thing! tell you.

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Goalie Joe Wallis, do Auckland Cityalready eliminated in the competition, he is the youngest competitor in this edition of the World Cup, he is only 18 years old. The New Zealand team archer was born on June 7, 2005 and is currently on the bench, replacing Conor Tracey, the 26-year-old starting goalkeeper.


Al-Ittihad defeated Auckland City (12) on Tuesday to open the competition and now prepares to face Al-Ahly, the African champions who qualify for the semi-finals, and face Fluminense, the Libertadores champions.

On the other side of the ladder, Manchester City, which won the Champions League, is waiting for the winner of the match between León (the Concacaf representative) and Urawa Reds (the winner of the Asian Champions League), which will take place next Friday (15). The grand final will be held on December 22 at the King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Jeddah.

The 2023 Club World Cup will be the last to be played with seven teams, in the format used since 2005. In these, the champions of the Libertadores and the UEFA Champions League qualify directly for the semi-finals. The winners from Asia, Africa and Concacaf will play in the quarter-finals (second phase), while the host country's representative will face Oceania in the opening match (first phase).