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Kobi Mainu is in respectable company in making his England debut at such a young age. The 18-year-old’s feat is another feather in the Manchester United academy cap,

Kobi Mainu is in respectable company in making his England debut at such a young age. The 18-year-old’s feat is another feather in the Manchester United academy cap,

 

And something that everyone across the club is extremely proud of. Our homegrown midfielder was not fazed at all about making his senior international bow against Brazil at

 

Wembley. And was heavily involved in the game with Reds team-mate Marcus Rashford coming off the bench. As he prepares for a possible second cap against Belgium on Tuesday night, It’s good to put Kobe’s accomplishments in some context,

 

then, with Opta being his age. Describes how impressive it is for a player to step up. In terms of the United men representing England at Wembley, Only the incomparable Duncan Edwards was younger than Kobe at 18 years and 339 days.

 

The iconic Busby Babe, who tragically lost his life in the Munich Air Disaster, Appeared against Scotland in 1955, 183 days after his 18th birthday. Rashford was four days older than Mainu when he appeared in a World Cup qualifier against Malta at the National

 

Stadium in October 2016. However, our number 37 was shorter than Edwards when he faced Brazil. Duncan met South Americans for the first time at the age of 19. And Kobe was England’s youngest man to face the five-time world champions.

 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is third on that particular list. United have now become the first club to play 10 for the Three Lions. Kishore has registered, beating every team in this field.

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