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Mauricio Baldivieso: the 13 year old boy debut in professional football

Mauricio Baldivieso: Youngest player to debut in professional football at age of 13 only

In today’s world of football, we have so many young players and teenagers. Kylian Mbappé, Jadon Sancho, Jute Bellingham, Jamal Musiala, Asnu Fati, the list will go on and on and on. But a debut for a 13-year-old boy? impossible? You wouldn’t think so when you read the next part of this article about Mauricio Baldivieso.

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Mauricio Baldivieso: He came as a substitue for Aurora

Mauricio Baldivieso

On 19th July 2009, striker Mauricio Baldivieso became the youngest professional player in South American history. Theoretically, he was 3 days short of his 13th birthday.

This teenage player played for Aurora and the debut was against La Paz. He came on as a substitute. A harsh foul on him led to some exchanges between the players.

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His father- Julio César Baldivieso, was the manager of this team

Julio César Baldivieso

By the way, his father, Julio César Baldivieso was the manager of the team.

He played for Aurora for 3 seasons, making just one appearance after the debut. In 2012 he moved to  Real Potosí, again managed by his father.

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Saurabh Karmarkar
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