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What are the numbers behind Barcelona youngster Pedri's successful 2021?

Pedri was awarded the Kopa Trophy for the best player under 21 for the year 2021 for his contribution to Barcelona and Spain. 

Pedri
Pedri

Barcelona and Spain youngster Pedri was awarded the Kopa Trophy after beating off competition from the likes of Jude Bellingham and Mason Greenwood. The 19 year old had a very revealing season at Barcelona last season as he was the club best player after Lionel Messi. 

He played 52 games across all competitions in his first season at Barcelona, he shune at the Euro 2020 where he played most minutes of the competition to help Spain to the semi-final was really helpful for Spain in the UEFA Nations League

A week after returning from Euro2020 he represented Spain in the Olympics bringing his total appearance to 73 in the campaign and he has four goals and six assists in the last campaign for Barcelona. 

He thanked the whole Barcelona coaching crew and Lionel Messi who was the club captain when he broke into the first team for his help. The La Palma product uses the opportunity to advocate for Environmental awareness and proper use of plastic and dedicate the award to the people of La Palma affected by Volcano. 

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