Bayern jewel Mathys Tel, seen here in the U19 friendly against Serbia, is one of France's greatest talents.
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Of: Antonio Jose Riether

While FC Bayern’s World Cup drivers are preparing for Qatar, striker Mathys Tel was in a goal mood with France’s U19 national team.

Munich – With 17 national players FC Bayern Munich from from all football clubs worldwide the most players for the upcoming World Cup. But not only the big stars who will be in the coming weeks Qatar playing for the most coveted trophy in world football are currently on an international tour. Junior national players are also currently being used. So did Mathys Tel, who was convincing across the board on Wednesday.

Mathy’s phone
Born: April 27, 2005 in Sarcelles (France)
Position: center forward
At FC Bayern since: July 26, 2022
Competitive games for FC Bayern: 12 (4 goals)

Mathys Tel: Bayern teenager with five scorer points in the first U19 competitive game

In his first competitive game for the French U19 national team against Kazakhstan, the 17-year-old FC Bayern youngster contributed five points and even scored three times himself Team Tricolore ultimately won their first game of the European Championship qualifier 7-0.

The game, played in Greenock, not far from Glasgow, Scotland, began with a penalty from Tel after twenty minutes and went into the break 2-0 up. Ten minutes after the change of ends, the Bayern professional served Lesley Ugochukwu, his former team-mate from Rennes, who netted to make it 3-0.

Bayern talent Mathys Tel: The striker has already won the European Championship with the U17s

Tel made it 4-0 after just under an hour, preparing the 6-0 goal by Hoffenheim talent David Mokwa in the penultimate minute. Just two minutes later, the Bayern teenager made it 7-0 with his third goal of the day.

Tel, who could also play in the younger age group due to his age, made a perfect competitive debut for the U19s. In September he had already been used in three friendlies, but he failed to score. Nevertheless, he is considered one of France’s greatest hopes of attacking. In the spring of this year he scored three goals to win the tournament at the U17 European Championship.

Bayern jewel Mathys Tel, seen here in the U19 friendly against Serbia, is one of France’s greatest talents. © Aleksandar Djorovic/imago

20 million euro transfer: Mathys Tel with a strong start at Bayern

The Bavarians had probably had the 1.83 meter man on their radar for a long time, At the end of July, Tel changed for the whopping sum of 20 million euros from the French first division club Stade Rennes to the Isar and has increasingly been the focus of attention since his transfer.

He has scored four goals in his twelve competitive games for Bayern Munich and has repeatedly indicated great potential in his mostly short appearances. The achievements of the junior national team will probably also have been noticed in Munich, after the World Cup Julian Nagelsman can concentrate again on the further development of his jewel. (ajr)

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