Barcelona midfielder Pedri will turn 20 two days before Spain take on Germany in one of the most anticipated games of the World Cup group stage.

The midfielder could have a significant impact against the four-time world champions as both nations are expected to finish in the top two of Group E,

Pedri was a crucial part of Spain's run to the semi-finals of the European Championship last year and, along with his performances for his club,

, won the 2021 Golden Boy"Did you see the Euros that Pedri did? I haven't seen any 18-year-old in any competition do the same."

"Did you see the Euros that Pedri did? I haven't seen any 18-year-old in any competition do the same."

"The way he performed, the way he occupies spaces, his personality... I've never seen anything like it. It's something that defies all logic."

Luis Enrique was charmed by Pedri's pace, positional intelligence, and superior technical ability, a classic trademark of Barcelona's famed La Masia academy, where Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez,

However, Pedri's time in Barcelona was relatively short. Pedri was born in Tegueste, a small town in Tenerife, in November 2002, more than two years ago, in July 2020,